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Scholarships

Current Scholarships

Diversity In Patent Law Fellowship Program

Each year, McAndrews offers a $5,000 fellowship and a paid summer clerkship to a qualified first-year law student at an ABA-accredited law school who has a diverse background, possesses a degree in science or engineering, and is committed to pursuing a career in patent law in Chicago. Applications for the 2014 fellowship will be accepted from December 1, 2013, through January 15, 2014. As a summer associate, the Diversity Fellow will gain experience in a wide range of intellectual property law and will be eligible to receive an offer to return for a second summer. To facilitate the Diversity Fellows professional growth and learning, a member of the McAndrews Diversity Committee will serve as a mentor and resource.

To apply for this fellowship, download the application form.

For more information on the Fellowship Program, please visit www.mcandrews-ip.com.

PLI Law Student Scholarship Application

The Practising Law Institute (PLI) awards scholarships covering the full or partial tuition cost for attending its seminars. Law students generally receive full scholarships to most programs, except for a $25 application fee. Faculty usually receive 70% scholarships to most programs. Scholarships are also available to legal aid and government attorneys, judges, judicial clerks, and employees of nonprofit organizations.

The completed scholarship application generally must be received by PLI no later thatn four (4) weeks prior to the start of the seminar. Scholarships will not be granted retroactively or at the time of the program.

To apply for this scholarship, download the application form​.

For more information of PLI's Patent Bar Review, please visit www.patentbarreview.com.



Past Scholarships

ACHLS Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships

(1.) The Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship will be available to one 1L, 2L, or part-time student (including 3L evening students) at DePaul University College of Law who is working in a legal position within the mission of ACHLS.  This means anyone who is working in some capacity within the art or cultural heritage law field over this semester or this summer.  Even if you dont have a job yet, youre encouraged to apply before securing work this summer in case you do find a job in the field.  The application and all requirements are in the attachment to this email.  Any questions email achls.scholarship2012@gmail.com

(2.) There is also a Kaplan scholarship available to a qualified 3L for a bar review prep course.  Send a copy of your current resume, a copy of your unofficial transcript, and a statement of 500 words or less of why you need the Kaplan scholarship to: achls.scholarship2012@gmail.com. Any questions or for more information if you are interested in the Kaplan scholarship email us as well. 

The applications are due by March 30, 2012, submitted to achls.scholarship2012@gmail.com.  All students are encouraged to apply and to attend the scholarship reception!

Scholarship Reception

SAVE THE DATE for the Annual Art Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship Reception.  The wine reception will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6:00pm at Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar on 626 North State Street, Chicago, IL.  Tickets are for $35 per person for attorneys and professionals and $25 per person for students.
Please email achls.scholarship2012@gmail.com to RSVP, or go to these websites to RSVP and pay for your tickets:


The Richard Linn American Inn of Court Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students

Each year, the Richard Linn American Inn of Court offers the Mark T. Banner Scholarship, a $5,000 award given to a law student from a group historically underrepresented in intellectual property law, and who demonstrates a commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2011. 

For more information, please contact Vadim Shifrin at vshifrin@depaul.edu.


Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarships

The Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society would like to inform you of two scholarship opportunities. The applications for the scholarships are below. All students are encouraged to apply and to attend the scholarship reception!

Scholarships
The Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship will be available to one student at DePaul University College of Law who is working in a legal position within the mission of ACHLS. There are also a few Kaplan scholarships available to qualified 3Ls. 

Scholarship Reception
SAVE THE DATE for the First Annual Art Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship Reception. The wine reception will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 6:00pm at Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar on 626 North State Street, Chicago, IL. Tickets are for $35 per person for attorneys and professionals and $25 per person for students.