Student Writing Competition: Christopher E. Bergin Award for Excellence in Writing

Published 10 Mar 2020, 8:19 am, by MLS Graduate Services and Careers

The Christopher E. Bergin Award for Excellence in Writing recognizes superior student writing on unsettled questions in tax law or policy. It is named in honor of the late Christopher E. Bergin, former president and publisher of Tax Analysts and longtime editor of Tax Notes Federal. The award, given annually, epitomizes the qualities that Chris championed.

  • Eligibility: Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program during the academic year.
  • Topic: Submissions should focus on an unsettled question in federal, state, or international tax law or policy.
  • Evaluation: Our editorial staff blindly evaluates entries on originality, readability, organization, reasoning, and overall quality of content.

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