2018 IP SBOT Women and Minority Scholarship

DEADLINE: Application must be postmarked by no later than May 1, 2018.

The Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Texas will award two $2,500 scholarships - each to a woman and/or minority law student.

Any woman or member of a recognized minority group, including but not limited to African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and Native Americans who intends to practice IP law in the State of Texas, is eligible to apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school in Texas at the time the application is submitted. Persons who have been accepted to law school but have not yet started classes at the time the application is submitted are ineligible. However, persons who have graduated at the time the scholarship is awarded are eligible.
The purpose of this scholarship is to facilitate and encourage women and minorities to enter the practice of intellectual property law in Texas and to become active members of the State Bar IP Section by assisting these students with their financial needs.
Click here for an application, or you can obtain an application form online at www.texasbariplaw.org.

Applications should be completed and returned either by (1) mail to the IP Section's Women and Minority Scholarship Selection Committee, c/o Chris Joe, Buether Joe & Carpenter, LLC, 1700 Pacific, Suite 4750, Dallas, TX 75201 or (2) e-mail to Chris Joe at ChrisJoe@BJCIPLaw.com (entire applications only, including the recommendation, essays and transcripts). Applications must be postmarked by no later than May 1, 2018. The scholarships will be awarded on or before June 2018.

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