Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholar Program
Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law
Scholarships are awarded to students who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and who are exploring a career in IP law. Scholars engage with experts and leaders in the patent law field during the law school admissions process and throughout their law school experience.
Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.
Attend or plan to attend an ABA-accredited law school in the Fall semester
Identify as members of a racial or ethnic minority group that is currently underrepresented in the patent law profession
The program awards up to $5,000 per Scholar to cover the cost of the law admission process and a limited number of $30,000 tuition grant awards to select Scholars, payable over three years.