Entries for the Philip R. Shawe Scholarship Competition are now being accepted. All candidates must be law school students. A huge amount of prize will be given to the winning contestants. No application will be accepted after April 20, 2017.
The Phillip R. Shawe has developed the Philip R. Shawe Scholarship Competition, a writing and oratorical contest focusing on a controversial corporate law. The contest is open to second and third-year law students to compete for scholarship funds by developing a cogently written argument (no more than a 15-page brief). The challenge is asking contestants to write an argument to be heard by the United States Supreme Court reversing a decision by the Delaware Supreme Court.
Awards will be given to the top three students, first place will be awarded $65,000, second place $25,000, and third place $10,000.
Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in law fields.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- All second- and third-year law school students, focuses on the TransPerfect case, (In reTransPerfect Global, Inc.,” Civil Action No. 9700-CB and “Elizabeth Elting v. Philip R. Shawe, et al.” Civil Action No. 10449-CB) in which the Delaware Chancery Court,
- An oral defense of the reversal of the Delaware Supreme Court’s affirmance of Chancellor Bouchard
- The contestants will assume that the case is being heard before the United States Supreme Court.
The United States citizens are welcome to apply.
Application can be submitted online through the link below.
April 20, 2017.