National LGBT Bar Association Michael Greenberg Writing Competition

The Michael Greenberg writing competition scholarship recognizes and encourages outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons. The scholarship was established in memory of Michael Greenberg, former National LGBT Bar Association board member and Philadelphia attorney, who died in 1996 from complications related to AIDS.

TOPIC: Legal issues affecting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Intersex community.

ELIGIBILITY: Students must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school during the 2011-12 academic year.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 20, 2012. For full information please click here.


First Place:

  • $1,000· cash prize
  • Publication in the Journal of Law and Sexuality at Tulane University Law School
  • Registration, airfare (within the 48 contiguous United States) and lodging for the Lavender Law Annual Conference and Career Fair in Washington, D.C., which will take place from August 23-25, 2012.

First & Second Runner-up:

  • Registration for the Lavender Law Annual Conference and Career Fair inWashington,D.C.