Award Details

Award Name

Gellhorn-Sargentich Law Student Essay Competition

Submission Deadline


Possible Recipients


Open To
  • Student
Award Sponsor

American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice

The entry must discuss any topic relating to administrative law. At the time of entry, the applicant must be a student at an ABA-accredited law school. Maximum 14,000 words including footnotes, but not endnotes. Citations must follow Bluebook format.

Two files should be emailed to (1) a cover page including the paper’s title and entrant’s name, law school, year of expected graduation, mailing & email address, phone number, and ABA Membership ID number; and (2) is the paper with a cover page listing the title ONLY for judging.

Important Dates

Important Date

Submission Deadline

Award Prizes

Monetary Prize
$ 5000
Monetary Prize
$ 1000

Restrictions: or the actual spend if less than this reimbursement for up to two nights hotel and transportation expenses to accommodation to attend the Section’s Fall Conference occurring in October/November/December 2020 in Washington, DC.