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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Monday, January 30, 2017

ACTEC Announces Mary Moers Wenig 2017 Student Writing Competition

ActecThe American College of Trust and Estate Counsel has officially announced the Mary Moers Wenig 2017 Student Writing Competition.

Here are some of the key features of this competition:

  • Large cash prizes (first place = $5,000; second place = $3,000; third place = $1,000; honorable mention cash awards may also be made).
  • A broad range of topics in the trusts and estates and related taxation areas.
  • Attractive page requirements -- the body of the paper must be 20 double-spaced pages and may not exceed 30 double-spaced pages.
  • Use of original (but unpublished) papers, including papers prepared for law school credit.
  • June 15, 2017 deadline which will allow for work over several months including spring break.
  • No limit on the number of Honorable Mention Prizes allowing entrants to have a greater chance of receiving recognition and monetary awards.
  • Papers may be coauthored.

The official rules may be found here.


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