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Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

10 S Wacker Dr., Ste. 3000
Chicago, IL 60606-7407
Ph: (312)463-5000
Fax: (312)463-5001
E-mail: [email protected]

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To foster the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Focus: Law. Qualif.:

Applicants must be law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States. Criteria: Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship review board based on the following criteria: (1) academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school); (2) commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law; (3) member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law; (3) written communication skills; (4) oral communication skills determined through an interview; and (5) leadership qualities and community involvement.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship application form, available online; must submit a resume, academic transcripts (law, undergraduate/graduate school), a writing sample (5-10 pages), three references including contact information, and a one-page statement describing how diversity has impacted the candidate. Deadline: October 1.

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