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2014-15 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:

 

NEW! The Rosenfeld Injury Single Mother Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 5, 2014

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education. Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities. Interested students can apply online at :http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/single-mother-scholarship/  

 

NEW! The Farzad Family Law Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 15, 2014

At Farzad Family Law we strongly believe in education and giving back to the legal community. As lawyers we placed great value in our own education when we made sacrifices on our paths to and beyond law school. We want to help others who intend to do the same.As strong advocates for higher learning, we are proud to give back to aspiring lawyers through the Farzad Family Law Scholarship. This annual scholarship is awarded to one student based on merit. Interested students can apply online at http://farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/. 

 

NEW! The JustNebulizers Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

At Farzad Family Law we strongly believe in education and giving back to the legal community. As lawyers we placed great value in our own education when we made sacrifices on our paths to and beyond law school. We want to help others who intend to do the same.As strong advocates for higher learning, we are proud to give back to aspiring lawyers through the Farzad Family Law Scholarship. This annual scholarship is awarded to one student based on merit. Interested students can apply online at http://justnebulizers.com/respiratory-care-scholarship 

 

The Mark T. Banner Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: November 12, 2014

The Mark T. Banner scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds. Interested students can apply online at: http://www.linninn.org/Pages/scholarship.shtml.

 

The Car Covers Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 15, 2015

Some people obsessively keep their cars clean, while others take their cars to the shop every time they hear a strange noise or think something has gone wrong. Those with expensive cars may even get a cheaper car for their daily driving and only drive their luxury vehicle on special occasions. We’re looking for your thoughts on the best ways to make a car last forever. Interested students can apply online at: http://www.carcovers.com/resources/scholarship/index.html.

 

The Avvo Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: January 1, 2015

This year marks the first annual Avvo Scholars Circle and Scholarship Program. Avvo has created this program to help inspire future generations of lawyers to innovate and impact change in the industry and our local communities. JD Law Students will have the opportunity to win a $10,000 scholarship and be admitted to the newly-created Avvo Scholars Circle, Class of 2015. Interested students can apply online at: http://scholarships.avvo.com/.

 

The Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

At the Atlanta law firm of Boling Rice, LLC, our attorneys understand the value of education as well as the often significant costs associated with obtaining one. As attorneys, we are well aware of the financial strain that tuition, books, parking, and other educational expenses can put on both students and families. We value helping people who show promise and initiative, and for this purpose are pleased to be offering a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs. Interested students can apply online at: http://www.bolingriceatlanta.com/scholarship/.

 

The Home Insurance Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

HomeInsurance.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship, open to current students, to help offset tuition costs. Students are asked to create an original article on one of the two topics provided.Interested students can apply online at: https://homeinsurance.com/home-insurance-scholarship.html.

The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies Award

Application Deadline: November 10, 2014

The “Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies,” seeks to recognize and support the efforts of graduate and/or law students dedicated to improving the lives of workers, by awarding up to five $10,000 scholarships annually. Interested students can apply online at: http://playerstrust.org/programs/michael-weiner-scholarship-labor-studies/.

 

The Lamber Goodnow Satellite Internet Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 1, 2014

SatelliteInternet.net is giving away $1,000 to one lucky, qualified participant of our 2015 Scholarship Competition. Rural America now has a better option for Internet. An always-on Internet connection is possible anywhere in the U.S. with satellite Internet. Can you envision a world with access to increased bandwidth Internet? Can you picture a world with widespread access to the Web to share and connect? If so, we want to hear your ideas. Interested students can apply online at: http://www.satelliteinternet.net/scholarship/#apply-now.

 

The Fisher & Talwar Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 1, 2014

The Fisher & Talwar $1,000 Legal Inspiration Scholarship is now available to students currently pursuing or plan on pursuing a career in law. Interested students can apply online at http://www.ftpersonalinjurylawyers.com/scholarship.

 

The Staver Law Group Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: November 15, 2014

We're a Chicago personal injury firm that has seen the impact of accidents and injuries on people's finances and futures. For this reason, we are offering a $2,000 scholarship each year to any U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has been hurt in an accident or personally affected by an accident. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and we ask that they submit a statement about how the accident or injury impacted them. Interested students can apply online at http://www.chicagolawyer.com/2014-college-scholarship-essay-contest/.

The Bridgat Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

Established in March, 2014, Bridgat Scholarship Program is administrated by Bridgat Technology Limited, a private company headquartered in Hong Kong. As totally merit-based funds, Bridgat Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian accredited institution. Interested students can apply online at http://www.bridgat.com/scholarships.html

 

The Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. Interested students can apply online at http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship

 

The 401K Business Financing Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2014

MySolo401k.net is a leading facilitator of 401k small business financing. Our 401k SelfStarter Plan, also known as a rollover as business startup (ROBS), allows entrepreneurs to fund a business or franchise with their retirement funds without taking a taxable distribution or loan. By minimizing debt, the business is more likely to succeed. Ultimately, we empower individuals to turn their idea or concept from a dream into a reality.

Applicants must apply online and submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum on the topic "What are the benefits of using funds in your 401k, IRA or other retirement account to finance your business or franchise?”

The NerdWallet Law Scholarships

Application deadline: varies

NerdWallet is a free search engine which allows students to search through over 10,000 scholarship and financial aid resources.  Interested students should check out their law school scholarships at http://www.nerdwallet.com/education/scholarships/scholarship-for-Law%20School#/scholarship-for-Law%20School.

 

Award Archive

For a complete list of the awards that have been posted in the 2013-14 Record, click here. Although the application deadlines for these awards have already passed, this information can aid you in planning for next year by assisting you in determining the time of year that certain awards are typically offered.  You may also access a complete list of the 2012-13 scholarship notices by clicking here.

 

Important Information for 2013-14 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2012-13 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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