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2019-20 Academic Year

External Scholarships

Throughout the year, the Office of Admissions receives notices of scholarships that are offered through external organizations. Information about the scholarship awards that are currently available is listed below.  Award notices are listed in the order in which they were received.

You may also find information on other outside scholarship awards on the Internet. The following sites are useful for finding scholarship and financial aid information:

*If you would like to submit a scholarship for posting on this page, you may do so via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/lL8AHLWA7vTK4tdI3 Please note, scholarships opportunities should only be submitted 90 days prior to deadline.

NEW! Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: September 16, 2019

The Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund is now accepting applications from law school students seeking scholarships to attend Chicago area law schools. Last year, the Endowment Fund afforded 14 scholarships totaling in excess of $40,000 (including the law schools matching funds).

The Endowment Fund grants awards to qualified applicants demonstrating need and requires an assurance that the awardees will complete their legal studies.

All requests for scholarship must be in writing and must be received on or before September 16, 2019. Click here for more information and to apply.

NEW! The Bartlit Beck Diversity Fellowship Award

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

As part of Bartlit Beck’s commitment to fostering and supporting diversity in the legal profession, our firm has established the Bartlit Beck Diversity Fellowship. The Fellowship will be awarded to third-year law students who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity in the legal profession and have secured a federal judicial clerkship.

The six-week term of the Fellowship will take place between the Fellow’s law school graduation and the commencement of the clerkship. Interested students can learn more and apply by visiting the following page: https://www.bartlit-beck.com/f-67.html

NEW! The Branch Out Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 15, 2019

Bisnar Chase Attorneys are hosting a bi-yearly scholarship for students who demonstrate through their personal statement that they are committed to expanding their education and using their education to improve their communities. Bisnar Chase will choose a winner, upon announcing the winner, Bisnar Chase will also give away $500 to the 501c3 charitable organization of the winner's choice. Interested students can learn more and apply by visiting the following page:https://www.bestattorney.com/giving-back/branch-out-scholarship/

The Morgan Law Group Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

The Morgan Law Group is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a qualified pre-law undergraduate or student entering law school, anywhere in the United States. The scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition or the miscellaneous expenses associated with preparing for the winner’s future as an attorney.
Interested students can learn more and apply by visiting the following page:https://www.policyadvocate.com/scholarship-application/

 

*If you would like to submit a scholarship for posting on this page, you may do so via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/lL8AHLWA7vTK4tdI3 Please note, scholarship opportunities should only be submitted 90 days prior to deadline.

Important Information for 2018-19 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

Important Information for 2017-18 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year, please refer to the Scholarship Policies from the current Student Handbook for important information concerning your award. 

Please direct any questions about your scholarship to the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.

 

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