The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is proud to offer the Mark T. Banner Scholarship. This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.
Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through the Fall semester 2015 are eligible to apply for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:
Commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law. An ability to demonstrate commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law is an essential requirement.
Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
Written and oral communication skills determined in part through a telephone interview for finalists.
Leadership qualities and community involvement.
Member of a historically under represented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability). The application should discuss how diversity has impacted his or her pursuit of a career in IP law and how the applicant has faced and overcome the challenges associated therewith. Diversity is considered, but is one element among several in the award decision.
The recipient of the Mark T. Banner Scholarship will receive $5,000 payable for his or her Fall 2015 semester of law school.
Applications will be accepted from now through November 12, 2014. The winner will be notified by April 2015 and the award will be announced at the Linn Inn of Court’s annual dinner in Summer of 2015. Applicants should submit the following documents as a single PDF format file for consideration:
Completed Mark T. Banner Scholarship Application Form: Mark T Banner Scholarship Application Form
Academic transcripts (law school, undergraduate/graduate school)
Three-page statement describing (a) how ethics, civility and professionalism have been a focus of the candidate; (b) how diversity has impacted the candidate; and (c) the candidate’s commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law
Contact information for three references
Finalists for the scholarship will be interviewed in the Spring of 2015.
Banner & Witcoff is proud to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Applicants may not be a current or past employee of Banner & Witcoff, or directly related to a current employee of Banner & Witcoff.
2015 Scholarship Materials
The application materials for the 2015 Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students are now available for download at 2015 DWBS Application.
Completed application materials are due January 12, 2015 and scholarship winners will be announced in May 2015.Read More
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This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015).
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