Saint Louis University

Call for Papers--Samuel I. Sievers Writing Award for Graduating SLU Law Students

Submission Deadline: Annually in February

Award Date: Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony

Direct Questions/Submissions to: Kim Novak Morse, Associate Director, Writing Services, 101 Student Services.

A cash prize made possible by Samuel I. Sievers, a 1910 graduate of the School of Law, is awarded annually to a graduating law student who writes and submits the best paper on a topic concerning constitutional rights, civil rights, advancement of the democratic way of life, or promotion and encouragement of better group relations. Any  graduating law student may submit a paper written for a law school seminar or journal. The winner is selected by a faculty committee. Students are to submit three copies of the paper to Kim Morse in the Office of Student Services. The papers should have no names on them, but should be submitted in an envelope with the student's name and contact information.