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.
Recipients of the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship will receive $5,000 payable for the Fall semester of their second or third year of law school.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:
• Academic credit;
• Commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP Law
• Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP Law;
• Written and oral communication skills; and
• Leadership qualities and community involvement.
Applications will be accepted September 23, 2013 through January 6, 2014. Awards will be announced in April 2014.
For more information and to apply, please click here.