Richard B. Bilder Scholarship
The Richard B. Bilder Scholarship was created in honor of Richard B. Bilder, Foley and Lardner-Bascom Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Professor Bilder was educated at Williams College, was a Fullbright Scholar at Cambridge University in England, and received his law degree from Harvard University Law School. He served as an attorney in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State before joining the Law School Faculty in 1965, where his expertise includes international and foreign relations law, international organizations, admiralty law, contracts and torts. He has served as Vice President of the American Society of International Law, on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law, and on the Executive Council of the Law of the Sea Institute, among other positions.
Conditions of Award
To be eligible for this award, you must:
- Be a full-time, second- or third-year law student in good academic standing
- Demonstrate a strong interest in public international law
This scholarship may impact your financial aid package. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid to learn about potential impact on your current aid package.
For more information about Law School scholarships, visit the Law School’s website.
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- Supplemental Questions
- In which year of law school are you currently?
- Are you enrolled as a full-time student?
- What is your current cumulative GPA? (This question is required, unless you have not yet completed your first semester of law school. If you have not yet completed your first semester of law school, please leave this question blank.)
- Please describe your financial need.
- Please describe your interest in public international law.
- If you would like to further explain how you meet the scholarship criteria or share other relevant information, you may do so here. (This question is NOT required).
- Please upload your current resume. Be sure your name is written near the top of the document.
- Please upload your current unofficial law school transcript prepared by the Office of Career and Professional Development. (This question is required, unless you have not yet completed your first semester of law school. If you have not yet completed your first semester of law school, please do not upload a file.)
- By applying for this scholarship, you agree that the University of Wisconsin Law School can share basic information about you with the University of Wisconsin Foundation and/or the scholarship donor. This information may include but is not limited to your name, contact information, and course of study.
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