Lex:lead 2022 Essay Competition for Students in Developing Countries
Lex:lead is a group of international lawyers and friends who support economic development focusing on the world’s least developed countries.
Lex:lead offers an annual essay competition on topics of law and development to the world’s least developed countries. In this way they transfer one-time US$500 awards to students for addressing fundamental questions.
Up to 15 US$500 awards will be made in February 2023 for the top-ranked essays answering this year’s essay question: How can developments in Fintech impact upon economic development and how should it be regulated?
Aim and Benefits of Lex:lead Essay Competition
- Up to 15 US$500 awards will be made for the top-ranked essays
Reserved funding 2022:
• DLA Piper award for the highest-ranked winner from an eligible Asian country
• Jerome Poitou award for the highest-ranked award-winner from Haiti
Requirements for Lex:lead Essay Competition Qualification
- Candidates must be registered to compete: essays from unregistered candidates will not be accepted.
- Candidates must be a citizen of an eligible country and a student (usually of law) with proof of educational enrollment in an eligible country (in January 2022).
December 31, 2022
How to Apply
Note that awards are generally payable to the winner’s educational institution on his/her behalf and not to the winning student directly. Funds may also be less any necessary bank conversion fees and/or taxes. Lex:lead will never charge a fee to participate. A Certificate of Participation will be sent to all registered candidates who submit an essay by 31 December 2022.
For more details, visit Lex:lead website.