Student Opportunities

OPEN SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT OPPORTUNITIES 

• Jan Jancin Competition, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) ($5,000 for winner, deadline May 27, 2022)

Scholarship, The Judge John R. Brown Foundation ($10,000 First Place, $5,000 Second Place, $3,000 Third Place, $1,000 to Two Finalists, deadline May 30, 2022)

Scholarship, Chapman Albin ($1,000, deadline June 15, 2022) 

Student Paper Competition: How Technology Regulates, Nebraska Governance and Technology Center, ($4,000 First Prize, $2,000 Second Prize, $1,000 Third Prize, deadline June 20, 2022)

• Robert C. Watson Award, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (deadline June 30, 2022)

• Maurice Klitzman Award, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (deadline August 31, 2022)

• Writing Competition, Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) ($1,000 First Prize, $500 Second Prize; deadline September 30, 2022)

CLOSED SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

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. 

• 2022 Writing Competition, Berkley Technology Law Journal ($1,000 First Prize, $500 Second Prize, deadline March 28, 2022)

Diversity Scholarship, New York Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation, ($10,000, deadline April 8, 2022)

Writing Contest, Pennsylvania Bar Association – Open to law students who plan to take the Pennsylvania Bar Exam only ($500, deadline April 22, 2022)

• 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; EXTENDED Deadline March 1, 2022)

• Legal Tech Fictional Writing Competition, American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and Access to Justice Tech Fellows ($1,000 First Place; $500 Second Place; deadline March 1, 2022)

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

• Cudahy Competition, The Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law ($1500 prize for winner of each category, February 6, 2022)

• Trandafir Writing Competition, Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems with University of Iowa College of Law International and Comparative Law Program ($2,000 winning submission; deadline February 7, 2022)

• 2022 IPIL SSG-Profs Program for Tenured or Tenure-Track Law Professors, The Honorable Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property American Inn of Court ($5,000, deadline January 29, 2022)

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

• National Patent Application Drafting Competition 2022, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (team application due January 30, 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)

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)

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)