Student Opportunities


Fifth Annual International Writing Contest, Center for Legal and Court Technology at William and Mary ($2,500 - 1st Place, $1,500 - 2nd Place, $1,000 - 3rd Place; Deadline January 10, 2022)

Scholarship, Phil Cowan – Judith Bresler Memorial Scholarship ($2500, two recipients, deadline January 5, 2022)

Fellowship Grants for Federal Law Clerks, The Honorable Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property American Inn of Court ($3,000, deadline January 29, 2022)

Sidney B. Williams Jr. Scholar, Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law Scholarship Program ($30,000 tuition grant award, payable over three years to students seeking law school admission, rolling deadline of February 1 year before law school admission)

The Honorable William Conner Writing Competition ($1,500 First place, $1,000 Second place, deadline February 27, 2022)


Here you will find all recently closed opportunities within the last year. We are constantly updating these opportunities when new deadlines become available. If you are interested in any of the below opportunities, feel free to click on the hyperlinks to learn more about the programs. 

NYU Startup Sprints, NYU ($1,000 in funding plus additional support and services, deadline for applications November 16, 2021)

Student Writing Competition: How Technology Regulates, Nebraska Governance and Technology Center ($4,000 first place, $2,000 second place, $1,000 third place, deadline June 30, 2022)

2022 National Patent Application Drafting Competition, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (First deadline October 31, 2021)

Federal Circuit Bar Association Scholarship $10,000, deadline July 1, 2021)

Student Writing Competition, Georgetown Institute for Technology Law & Policy and the Georgetown Law Technology Review ($4,000 first place, $2,000 second place, $1,000 third place, deadline May 31, 2021)

James R. Cleary Prize for Student Media Law and Policy Research in 2020 ($1,000 first place, $500 second place, $250 third place, deadline April 15, 2021)

Diversity Scholarship, New York Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation ($10,000, due April 9, 2021)

Writing Competition, Berkeley Technology Law Journal ($1,000 + publication first place, $500 second place, deadline March 29, 2021)

Innovators Invitational, The Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) at Brooklyn Law School ($6,000 first place, $4,000 second place, $2,000 third place, first deadline March 6, 2021)

Artificial Intelligence Writing Competition, William & Mary Law School ($2,500 first place, $1,500 second place, $1,000 third place, deadline February 7, 2021)

Diverse Copyright Thesis Award, Google ($5,000, deadline January 31, 2021)

Graduate Student Annual Conference Paper Prize, Working with Intellectual Property: Legal Histories of Innovation, Labor, and Creativity at The Stanford Center for Law and History (deadline December 1, 2020)

Call for Papers: Regulatory Responses to Information, The Wikimedia/Yale Law School Initiative on Intermediaries and Information (WIII) ($1,000 prize, Abstract due July 25, 2020)