Donald M. Ephraim Scholar Application

This application is open to University of Chicago Law School students.

Donald M. Ephraim Scholars in Law and Economics receive up to $5000 annually to support legal research projects and have access to data resources and training.

Deadline: April 15, 2022


  • Each proposal must have a faculty "sponsor." Obtaining a sponsor is the sole responsibility of the student applicant.
  • Each proposal must demonstrate the:
    • feasibility of the proposed scholarship;
    • likely impact of the proposed paper on the state of knowledge in the discipline;
    • student's technical ability to do the proposed research, or commitment to acquire the necessary technical skills or assistance;
    • availability of data sources to support the proposed research; and
    • dollar amount requested and show how the student anticipates using the money.
  • Each proposal must be no longer than two pages.
One file only.
20 MB limit.
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