2017 Mark T. Banner Scholarship

DEADLINE: November 23, 2016

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is offering the Mark T. Banner Scholarship, which is The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.


Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States who will continue in that program through the Fall semester 2017 are eligible to apply.


The recipient will receive $5,000 payable for his/her Fall 2017 semester of law school.


Applications will be accepted from now through November 23, 2016. The winner will be notified by April 2017 and the award will be announced at the Linn Inn of Court's annual dinner in Summer of 2017.

Applicants should submit the following documents as a single PDF format file for consideration.

  • Resume
  • Academic transcripts (law school, undergraduate/graduate school)
  • Three-page statement describing (a) how ethics, civility and professionalism have been a focus of the candidate; (b) how diversity has impacted the candidate; and (c) the candidate's commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law
  • Contact information for three references (on the Application)
To apply for the scholarship and to get information about the scholarship, the selection criteria, and the application process, download the BANNER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM. Visit The Richard Linn American Inn of Court website for full information about the scholarship.
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