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    Jan Jancin Award

    Offered by American Intellectual Property Law Association

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 3, 2023
    1 award worth

    $5,000

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Jan Jancin Awards celebrate exceptional second and third year law students from diverse backgrounds who are underrepresented racial or ethnic minorities. These merit-based scholarships are a testament to the recipients’ hard work and dedication to their studies. If you’re an impressive, underrepresented law student looking for help funding your education, we encourage you to apply.

    About American Intellectual Property Law Association

    The AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association), founded in 1897, is a national bar association constituted primarily of practitioners in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. AIPLA represents a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals from law firms, companies, and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Race/Ethnicity

    Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern, Native American

    Academic Interest

    Law

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Intellectual Property Law Association at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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