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The 2024 LEX Scholarship Competition


The LEX Scholarship Competition is an annual student writing competition for paralegal and legal studies students enrolled in AAfPE member institutions with LEX Chapters.


To apply, write an essay of no more than 750 words, using Bluebook formatting, answering the question in the LEX competition prompt.

You can find the essay prompt and submit your application documents here. Please upload your essay as a PDF and include a letter from your institution indicating that you are a student in good standing.


September 15                         Essays and supporting documents due

October 9                                 First- and Second-place winners are notified

October 23 – 26                     Winners are publicly announced at the AAfPE Fall Conference in Washington DC                      


The winners are invited to attend the Fall Conference, but they must pay their own travel expenses if they choose to attend




As of the Fall 2024 semester, be registered as full or part-time students in a school that has a LEX Chapter


To Apply


Submit your scholarship application – comprising your essay answering the LEX scholarship competition prompt and a letter of good standing from your institution or program director – on or before September 15, 2024.


By entering this competition, students grant AAfPE permission to reprint or link to your essay in any of our communications or social media.

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