Writing Competitions 

The 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) Writing Competition is a co-sponsored competition with the American Bar Association (ABA). It is offered as an opportunity for students to challenge themselves by identifying, researching, and writing an essay with a proposed solution on a compelling legal issue in the music industry. The competition is judged by a national panel of music law experts. 

The judges will select five finalists. The winner is awarded a $5,000 scholarship with airfare, hotel accommodations, and a ticket to the GRAMMY Awards. The four runner-ups will receive a scholarship of $1,500. The essay cannot exceed a maximum of 3,000 words. 

Deadline: (TBA)

For more information about the competition, please visit the Entertainment Law Initiative website.