Intellectual Property Law Scholarships

William Mitchell offers many merit- and need-based scholarships to students, as well as scholarships designated specifically for students interested in intellectual property law.

Minnesota Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (MIPLA) Scholarship for Intellectual Property

The MIPLA Scholarship was established to assist returning students committed to careers in intellectual property law, who demonstrate strong academic performance, and who have completed an intellectual property course. The scholarship pays a portion of the recipients’ tuition. MIPLA is a nonprofit organization formed to promote the development of intellectual property law and enhance the professionalism of its members. Its membership is made up of attorneys practicing in patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret law, and law students.

Michael D. Schumann and Min (Amy) Xu Intellectual Property Scholarship

This scholarship provides one or more scholarships annually to outstanding students with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students from China with an interest or background in intellectual property. The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Mike Schumann ’79 and Amy Xu ’97 and recognizes their opportunities in law, their leadership in the intellectual property community, and their desire to make legal education possible to future generations of talented law students.

Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth Scholarship for Intellectual Property

This scholarship was established to assist students who are committed to careers in intellectual property. Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth represents Fortune 500 companies and major universities, focusing in intellectual property law. Since 1993, the firm has obtained more than 1,000 patents. Three of the four founding partners are William Mitchell graduates: Micheal Schwegman ’72, Steven Lundberg ’82, and Daniel Kluth ’86.

How to apply for scholarships