February 17, 2012

ICSID Student Writing Competition for Law students

ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes) Student Writing Competition

Subject: Essay writing competition (Law)
Essay Level: Undergraduate, Graduate or post-graduate
Scholarship Provider: ICSID
Scholarship can be taken at: Any country

Essay Description
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes) is pleased to announce the annual ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal Student Writing Competition.
Current law students are invited to submit an article on a procedural or substantive issue in international investment arbitration by May 1, 2012.
The author of the winning submission will receive a cash prize of US$1000.00 and will have his or her essay published in a future issue of the ICSID Review.

Eligibility
Contestants must be individuals currently enrolled in the study of law at the undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate level

Judging
A panel of five experts in the field of international investment arbitration will determine the winner of the competition by evaluating each entry’s originality, persuasiveness, accuracy and clarity.

Contest Prize
The author of the winning submission will receive a cash prize of US$1000.00. In addition, the essay will be published in the Future issue of the ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal.

Method of Application
Submission Guideline: Entries should address a procedural or substantive issue in international investment arbitration. The papers must be written in one of the Centre’s three official languages: English, French or Spanish, and must have a length of between 10-15 pages including footnotes, if used. All conclusions by the author, other than the author’s opinions, should be documented to the extent practicable by detailed footnotes.

For more details about the contest, rules and article submission guidelines, see link below.

Essay Submission Deadline: Midnight (EST) on May 1, 2012
Competition Open to International students: Yes

More Competition Information and Application

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