Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Grammy Comp $5000; January 2, 2009 Deadline

[edited entry] The correct deadline for this competition was posted: in this blog entry

Co-Sponsored by the
ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries

The ELI Essay Competition invites law students focusing on the entertainment practice to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. The contest culminates with the winning student authors presenting their essays at the prestigious ELI luncheon on February 6, 2009.

First Place Winner Receives $5000
Four Semifinalists Receive $1,500

All Winners receive:
One GRAMMY Awards Show Ticket
Round Trip Airfare to the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles
Hotel Accommodations
Ticket to The MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute Dinner

Submissions must be postmarked by Jan 2nd, 2009
Winners will be announced on January 30, 2009

For complete contest rules, send an e-mail to eli@grammy.com

The GRAMMY Foundation's Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) was conceived as a means to recognize and further develop the bond between the legal profession and the recording community with the goal of resolving issues confronting the music industry. One of the premier educational initiatives of ELI is the national legal writing contest and scholarship program, which is co-sponsored by the American Bar Association. Law students from across the country are invited to research, analyze and submit essays regarding important issues facing the industry.