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American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation - Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2017


Sponsored by the AIPLEF, this scholarship addresses the need to increase the number of minority intellectual property attorneys and to bring these attorneys to the attention of firms and corporations as candidates for employment. The $10,000 Law Scholarship will be awarded to minority students developing a career in intellectual property law or holding a past or present, full or part-time position in an area related to intellectual property law. Applicants must also have a demonstrated financial need and outstanding academic performance in the undergraduate level and law school level (if applicable).

Selection Criteria

Note that any student who receives a scholarship is required to attend law school, day or evening, on an either a full-time or part-time enrollment basis, and to maintain a grade point average of "C" (2.00) or better.

Also note that scholarship recipients are required to join and maintain membership in AIPLA.

Award: $10,000 (renewable for up to 3 years).