Scholarship Program

Student Scholarship Program

Created in 2009, the AIPN Scholarship Program awards well-qualified students in financial need who possess the potential to make a significant contribution to the field of international oil and gas negotiations. Up to 4 scholarships are awarded annually in honor of long-time member and contributor Gordon Barrows. Each scholarship is in the amount of $5,000, split $2,500 for each semester, and paid directly to the winner's university. Scholarship applications are reviewed annually by committee.

2019-2020 Scholarship Program
Scholarship Briefing Document
Scholarship Application
Scholarship Letter of Recommendation

Qualified applicants may be working towards an energy, commercial or law degree, but must be attending a university that supports the AIPN by having a professor on AIPN’s Education Advisory Board, which comprise:

Agostinho Neto University (UAN)
American University Washington College of Law
Chulalongkorn University
Colorado School of Mines
Louisiana State University (LSU)
Marmara University
Qatar University
Queen Mary University of London
Rice University
South Texas College of Law Houston
Southern Methodist University (SMU)
State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
Strathmore University
Texas Southern University (TSU)
Thammasat University
The University of Oklahoma
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Tokyo, School of Law
The University of Tulsa
The University of Western Australia
Tulane Law School
University of Aberdeen
University of Alberta
University of Bedfordshire
University of Calgary
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
University of Dundee
University of Hong Kong (HKU)
University of Houston Law Center
University of Melbourne

The following criteria will be used by the Scholarship Committee:

  • Potential to make a significant contribution to the field of international oil and gas negotiations
  • Academic ability
  • Leadership and negotiation ability
  • Year in school
  • Financial need

Deadline to apply: April 26, 2019
Winners Announced: On or around June 10, 2019
Questions? Please contact education@aipn.org