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2013-14 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 DirectTv Explore More Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: September 1, 2014

College is something different for everyone – whether you want to grow as an individual, learn some cool things, or make life-long friends. When it comes down to it, college is about exploring your world to find out who you are and what you want from life. Take that inspiration and write a 500 word blog post on how technology – be it TV or the Internet – helped you to explore your world. Share your post and you could win a $2,000 scholarship. Interested students can apply online at http://www.directtvdeal.com/scholarship.html.

 

NEW! The SEO Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: September 5, 2014

SEO (also known as search engine optimization) is about getting your articles to rank on the top of organic (non-paid) search results when a person does a search on Google or Bing. To participate in this contest you will need to write an original blog post on a small business topic, and get it to organically rank for the following phrase: “coffee shop marketing ideas”. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the college student which has the highest ranked (top most) non-paid listing that appears on the first page of the Google search results for the phrase “coffee shop marketing ideas” on November 7th, 2014. To successfully compete in this contest you will need to learn about various on-page and off-page search optimization techniques. Interested students can apply online at http://fitsmallbusiness.com/seo-scholarship/.

 

NEW! The 2014 Bond & Botes Financial Hardship Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 16, 2014

As a law firm providing financial solutions for clients across three states, all of the
lawyers at the affiliated Bond and Botes law offices see the real and lasting consequences when people take on too much debt. It is especially difficult when young adults get trapped and cannot recover educational expenses because of a tight job market. With this in mind, the lawyers at Bond and Botes have established a scholarship for first-year law students. Our intent is to help students who have already been accepted to law school and are now facing the financial realities of getting a law degree.

The $2,000 Financial Hardship Scholarship is open to any U.S. citizen attending the first year of law school this fall, with an undergraduate cumulative GPA at or above 3.0. Applicants are asked to submit a short essay describing how they have overcome financial difficulties in their lives. Interested students can apply online at http://www.bondnbotes.com/scholarship/.

 

NEW! The Storage.com Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 31, 2014

Higher education is an investment in the future, but anything to make the financial impact of paying for college easier in the present will help. Storage.com is excited to see the creative answers that are submitted in the scholarship essay contest and looks forward to providing three students with $2,500 to help pay for education. Interested students can apply online at http://www.storage.com/scholarships/.

 

NEW! The Boomer Benefits Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: August 15, 2014

At Boomer Benefits, our mission is to help older Americans get the insurance help they need as they prepare to enter a new phase in their lives. We wish to recognize and empower Baby Boomers who have returned to school later in life to better themselves, advance their current career path or pursue a new career. We are especially interested in helping a mature student who has demonstrated a willingness to give back to their community via service to older Americans and the elderly. The Scholarship amount is for $1,000. For more details please visit their website at http://boomerbenefits.com/scholarship/.

 

The Clark Law Office Scholarship Award (for incoming 2014 students)

 Application deadline: July 15, 2014

The Clark Law Office Scholarship will provide a $1000 scholarship to a current undergrad student who is planning on attending law school in 2014. Applicants must submit an essay to the folloiwng question:  What are your current hopes for your career after completing law school? Essays should be 600-1200 words in length. 

Application requirements

  • Applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident
  • Applicants must be a current undergraduate student attending an accredited university in the United States
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • An official copy of your current academic transcript mailed to our office (4121 Okemos Road, Suite 13, Okemos, Michigan 48864)
  • A completed online application and online submission of essay

Applications must be submitted by July 15th, 2014. The winner will be notified August 15th, 2014. All of the required information including eligibility can be found at http://theclarklawoffice.com/scholarship/

 

The 2014 d'Oliveira & Associates Scholarship Award

 Application Deadline: July 15, 2014

We are a Personal Injury Law Firm with offices located in Rhode Island and South Eastern Massachusetts.  We have set up a $1,000 scholarship (per year) for students pursuing careers in the following legal professions: law school degree, paralegal studies, legal assistant studies, court reporting and other law related fields. This $1,000 scholarship award will be renewed each year on July 15. We will announce the winner of the scholarship on August 15.  Please be advised candidates must submit essays and requested materials by July 15, no late admissions will be accepted.  Interested students can apply online at http://www.good-legal-advice.com/scholarship.htm.

 

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Law School Scholarship Essay Contest

 Application Deadline: June 9, 2014

the Chicago Law Firm, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is holding a scholarship essay contest open to current U.S. law school students. Students attending law schools in the Chicago area are encouraged to apply. Details regarding the essay contest can be found at: http://www.salvilaw.com/law-school-scholarship-essay-contest/#axzz2zpqVCZ00

 

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

 Application Deadline: October 7, 2014

MesotheliomaHelp.org is hosting its third $10,000 annual scholarship essay contest. (10) different award amounts are granted to deserving students throughout the U.S. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist with educational efforts, as well as raise awareness for Mesothelioma, and its effects.

Applicants can apply online at: www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/.

 

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 deadline to apply for this $1,000 scholarship is December 15, 2014.

 

Chicago Bar Foundation Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship (for incoming first years)

Application Deadline: May 19, 2014

The Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) is now accepting applications for its 2014 Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship.  The CBF’s Marovitz Scholarship is intended to support a needy law student who is deeply committed to public interest work so that financial need will not prevent the student from pursuing a legal aid or public interest law career upon graduation.

The CBF awards the Marovitz Scholarship annually to one incoming first-year student attending one of the nine Illinois law schools.  These funds, payable over a three-year period, will enable an incoming student who intends to pursue a career in public interest law to have a significant portion of his or her tuition and related expenses covered by scholarship funding.  Contingent upon the recipient’s continued compliance with the terms of the Scholarship, the student will receive a total of $40,000 in scholarship funds disbursed as follows: $10,000 in the first year of law school, $15,000 in the second year, and $15,000 in the third year.

The scholarship guidelines and application are available at  http://chicagobarfoundation.org/fellowships/apply/.  Applications are due on Monday, May 19, 2014, and the recipient will be announced midsummer. 

 

The Albert Pick, Jr. Fund Scholarship (for incoming first years)

Application Deadline: June 1, 2014

The Albert Pick, Jr. Fund Law Student Scholarship Program announces its 2014 application cycle has begun.

Applicants to the Albert Pick, Jr. Fund Law Student Scholarship Program must-

  • Be long-term residents of Chicago (at least 2 years), and
  • Plan to enroll as a first year full-time law student for the entire 2014-15 academic year at one of the following schools: Chicago-Kent, DePaul, John Marshall or Loyola Chicago

One $5,000 scholarship will be granted this year.  Awards are not renewable. For more information and to apply, please reveiw the attached 2014 brochure and 2014 application

 

The Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 10, 2014

Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to diverse law students who will complete their first year of law school by June 2014. Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2015 in one of our firm's offices.  Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.

For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit: www.bakerdonelson.com/diversity-scholarship-diversity-practices.

 

The Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1, 2014

Reiff & Bily is an award-winning law firm located in Center City Philadelphia. For the past 30 years, they’ve been advocates for the injured, putting their skills to work in holding negligent parties accountable for their bad behavior. Reiff & Bily are proud to announce the 2014 Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship, a $1000 award designed to assist a promising candidate achieve their dream of becoming an attorney. For additonal information about the scholarship, click here: http://www.reiffandbily.com/legal-scholarship/

 

Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1, 2014

Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys in Bend, OR, recently created a scholarship for students who are attending their first year of law school this fall. Applicants have to be graduates of an Oregon university and must be going to any accredited law school this fall. Further information, requirements, and the application can be found here: http://www.roydwyer.com/scholarship/

 

Olshan Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 15, 2014

Olshan Foundation is offering a scholarship award to bright students who could use a little help paying for their education. Information about the scholarship can be found here: http://www.olshanfoundation.com/scholarships

 

Just Walkers Mobility Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2014

Just Walkers is offering a $1,000 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students with a mobility disability. To apply, students write an essay answering the question “Describe a time when you faced a major obstacle. What did you do and what did the experience teach you? Our scholarship page is http://justwalkers.com/mobility-scholarship-program and the deadline is June 30th.

 

The DuPage County Bar Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1, 2014

The DuPage County Bar Foundation has a scholarship to offer to second, third or fourth year law student for the fall of 2014. To apply, click the online application.

 

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Carole Bailey Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 31, 2014

The bar association is pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2014 Carole Bailey Scholarship, which will award at least one annual law student scholarship of up to $5,000 in honor of the Court's former Deputy Clerk of Administrative Services, Carole Bailey. Further details and rules may be found at http://cfcbar.org/carole-bailey-scholarship.

 

Cliffside Malibu Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2014 (Deadline extended)

The Cliffside Malibu Foundation is offering several scholarships for a wide range of entries (research, programming, design, or video submissions all welcome). Here is the link to check it out: http://student-scholarships.cliffsidemalibu.com/.

 

Women's Bar Association of Illinois Student Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2014

The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (“WBAI”) is pleased to announce two student scholarship opportunities to be presented at this year’s Centennial Celebration Gala on Friday, June 6, 2014.  Applications are due by April 15, 2014. Please see the WBAI Application which provides further detail. 

 

Minority Students Guide to College Affordability

Application Deadline: no deadline

The Accredited Schools Online organization recently published a free guidebook resource dedicated to helping minority students navigate the often-challenging issues of financial aid, scholarships, and college affordability.  The guidebook titled "Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid for Minority Students", includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including but not limited to:

      - An extensive and organized list of minority scholarship opportunities
      - Scholarships and grants for several minority categories including African-Americans, Women, LGBT and more
      - Financial aid resources
      - Information about often overlooked fellowships and grants
     - Additional helpful resources

Click here to view the new guide.

 

The DuPage Association of Women Lawyers Judge Helen Kinney Award

Application Deadline: April 15, 2014

The Board of Directors for the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and the Chair of the Scholarship Committee announce their annual Judge Helen C. Kinney Scholarship. The scholarship is open to all first, second and third year women law students with a connection to DuPage County. To apply, interested students must submit the DAWL 2014 Application by April 15, 2014.

 

The American Association for Justice Scholarship Programs

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) Fund announces its 2014 Scholarship Programs. AAJ offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for currently enrolled law students. For details about AAJ scholarship opportunities, please visit their website at http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/1737.htm.

 

Kane County Bar Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2014

Through the generosity of Kane County Bar Association members, the Foundation has been able to award at least two scholarships of $1,500 each year. Qualified applicants are Kane County residents (or whose parents reside in Kane County) who are currently attending law school. For additional information and to apply, visit the organization's website at http://www.kanecountybar.org/scholarship-information.

 

Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 1, 2014

The Law Offices of Jason Waechter is offering $1,000 scholarships to medical and law students. To apply, students must submit a 150 word essay and application. No GPA requirements. Open to all students. Application and details at: www.birthlaw.com

 

Boone County Bar Association 2014 Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2014

The Boone County Bar Association awards a $1,000 scholarship each school year to a student that is accepted or currently attending an American Bar Association accredited law school. The applicant must either be a current Boone County resident or a resident of Boone County at the time of his or her high school graduation. The application deadline is March 15, 2014. Applications are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.

 

Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

The Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago (BLAC) has several scholarships each in the amount of $2,000 available to students attending law school in the greater Chicagoland area. These scholarships are open to students of Czech, Moravian, Ruthenian, Silesian or Slovak ancestry. Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2014. All students interested in applying must submit a completed scholarship application form, resume, transcript, and essay (limit 500 words). Applications are online at www.bohemianlawyers.org.

 

Central Illinois Women's Bar Association Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 24, 2014

The Central Illinois Women's Bar Association is currently accpeting applications for its $2,000 non-renewable scholarship to be awarded in 2014. The scholarship is jointly funded by the Central Illinois Women's Bar Association and the Sangamon County Bar Association. It is open to female college students or college graduates intending to go to law school and women currently attending an accredited law school. In addition, each applicant must have been a resident of one of the following central Illinois counties at the time she graduated from high school: Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Greene, Jersey, Livingston, Logan, Macon, McClean, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Vermilion, or Woodford. Applications are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.

 

Essex County Bar Association Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 9 , 2014

The Essex County Bar Association (ECBA) and its Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in conjunction with the Honorable Vincent J. Biunno Memorial Fund is pleased to announce the continuation of the Biunno Scholarship Program for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarships are designed to offer financial assistance to persons with disabilities who are currently attending law school. For purposes of this scholarship, a disability is limited to a permanent physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual having such an impairment. Persons wishing to apply for the scholarship should know that apart from the requirement that they demonstrate a permanent disability consistent with the criterion outlined above, a variety of other factors, including financial need, law school achievement and commitment to the practice of law will enter into the decision making process. Applications are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.

 

DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 16, 2014

The DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers will once again award a scholarship to students of Italian extraction who have completed at least one semester of law school and are currently enrolled in law school. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000. The committee must receive applications and letters of recommendation from law school faculty no later than May 16, 2014 for full consideration. For additional information, please see the 2014 Application.

 

The Brett Murphy Law Firm - Future Leaders Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2014

The Brett Murphy Law Firm is offering an annual $2000 scholarship, called The Future Leaders Scholarship 2014, for law students who are working towards a Juris Doctorate Degree and who have an interest in personal injury law.

Scholarship applicants should go to http://www.washingtoninjury.com/library/future-leaders-scholarship to learn more about this scholarship and its requirements, and to access the scholarship application form. Brett Murphy will be accepting applications until July 15, 2014, and will notify the recipient on or about August 15, 2014.

 

ItaliaRail Study Abroad in Italy Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: May 31, 2014

ItaliaRail strongly believes that world experience is a vital component to a complete education. We are continuing to encourage students studying abroad in Italy to apply for this prestigious award. Once again, two recipients will be chosen and each will receive $1,000 to be used for expenses related to their academic experience in Italy.

Additional information about the scholarship program can be found at http://www.italiarail.com/scholarship.

 

POLISH-AMERICAN ADVOCATES SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LAW STUDENTS

Application Deadline: June 15, 2014

The Polish-Amerian Advocates Scholarship Foundation has scholarship opportunities available. For details please see the attached announcement and application.

 

The Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Mike Eidson Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women’ Trial Lawyers Caucus in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it. The Scholarship, traditionally given in the amount of $5,000, is awarded annually to a rising 3L (or rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.

The application deadline is May 1, 2014 and the Scholarship will be awarded at the AAJ Annual Convention, which will take place this year in July in Baltimore. For additional information, please see the AAJ Scholarship Application.

 

The Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein, P.C. Academic Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1, 2014

The law firm of Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein, P.C. (a Colorado based law firm) has created a scholarship for students that are considering making law enforcement their career choice, or that have a family member that is or was a law enforcement official one point. The scholarship is designed to help these students further their undergraduate and graduate education.

The law firm is offering a $1000 scholarship to the winner of an essay submission contest and further details regarding the Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein, P.C. Academic Scholarship can be found at - http://www.elkusandsisson.com/scholarship/.

 

The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: June 20 , 2014

The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. Interested applicants must submit an online application and supply their Student Aid Report or FAFSA documentation. The Walker Scholarship Fund was established to provide assistance to law students in Illinois, Milwaukee, and St. Louis. Any student enrolled at Chicago-Kent College of Law for all or part of the 2014-2015 academic year is eligible and welcome to apply on the Walker website: www.walkerscholarship.org.

While scholarships are open to any current or incoming student, preference is given to sons and daughters of members of Masonic Lodge 1098 in Lombard, Illinois, and to former residents of the Masonic Children's Home in La Grange, Illinois. Relatives of members of other Masonic Lodges in Illinois and elsewhere will also receive strong consideration. The deadline to apply is June 20, 2014.

 

Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Timothy Evans Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 28, 2014

The Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for the "Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship". The scholarship was established to honor the commitment and dedication that Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Timothy C. Evans has devoted to the Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA) and the community of Cook County.

The scholarship is offered to currently enrolled law school students who reside in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division (this includes Lake, Kane, DuPage, Cook, Will, Kendall, Grundy & LaSalle counties).

Applications are available online at www.nwsba.org. Completed applications must be received by Friday, March 28, and fax submissions will not be accepted. Applications may be sent to the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation, 800 East Northwest Highway, Suite 502, Palatine, IL 60074. For more information, contact NWSBA Executive Director Julie Barth at jbarth@nwsba.org or 847-221-2601.

 

DRI 2014 Law Student Diversity Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship proprogram open to rising (2014–15) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students. All rising second- and third year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising second- and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships.

To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for consideration who have completed one third or more of the total credit hours required for a degree by the applicant’s law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle.

Two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be awarded to applicants who best meet the following criteria:


• Demonstrated academic excellence
• Service to the profession
• Service to the community
• Service to the cause of diversity

The application is available on the DRI homepage at www.dri.org.

 

The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

In 1978 the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund was established by Helen and Richard Fox and Friends to honor the memory of their son who, as a proud member of the Berks County Bar Association, served as a young attorney in the Public Defender’s Office.

The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Award is presented annually at the Berks County Bar Association Law Day Event. It is given to help fund a deserving Berks County, Pennsylvania, resident embarking on his or her second year at an accredited Law School.

Interested students should visit the organization's web site, www.bccf.org for an online application for the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship. Complete applications must be submitted to Berks County Community Foundation by April 1, 2014.

 

The Illinois Government Bar Association Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

The Illinois Government Bar Association serves public interest attorneys throughout the state of Illinois. Members include circuit, appellate and federal judges, as well as practitioners in many State agencies. The association is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship of $1000. This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding commitment and achievement in public interest law. Applicants must have a job or an internship in Illinois in the public sector now or by June 2014. The job can be paid or upaid, full or part-time. Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2014 to be considered. Application guidelines are available in the office of admissions, suite 230.

 

Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships

Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers two scholarship programs funded by local law firms aimed at increasing diversity in all areas of the legal profession.

Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Scholarships are available to students of ethnic minority currently residing in Michigan (with preference given to West Michigan residents) pursuing a law degree at any accredited law school in the United States. One $5,000 scholarship is awarded each year.

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Scholarships are awarded to students of racial and ethnic minority heritage pursuing a law degree. One $5,000 scholarship is awarded each year. The law school scholarship is not limited to schools in Michigan; however the applicant must be a current or former resident of Michigan if they are not currently attending a school in Michigan.

Applications and additional information are available online at www.grfoundation.org. Online applications must be received no later than 5pm on April 1, 2014.

 

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship

Application deadline: March 31, 2014

The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation announces its 2014 scholarship opportunity for an exceptional first-year minority law school student. The scholarship program is part of the Fredrikson & Byron Foundation’s commitment to promoting diversity amongst incoming law professionals. The purpose of the program is to encourage them to join and excel in the private practice of law within larger corporate law firms in the Upper Midwest. The scholarship is awarded based on law school performance, professional references, work and other activities, writing samples, and personal interviews. First year law students are encouraged to visit https://www.fredlaw.com/firm/scholarship.htm for more information and to apply.

 

The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2014

The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college students, and law students. The scholarship was created to help a student pursue their dream to assist others through their work in the law.

Below please find a link to the scholarship page on our website that explains all of the requirements to apply: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/pages/legal-leaders-scholarship/

 

The Crosner Legal Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1, 2014

The Crosner Legal Scholarship is to be awarded to a young and brilliant student for the 2014-2015 academic year and consists of a $1,000 award payable through the law school for the student’s behalf. The personal injury lawyers of Crosner Legal are committed to finding students who are passionate about their education. We believe that in order to become a great student, individuals should not be concerned about their financial situation. We want to do our part to alleviate some of these concerns. Crosner Legal is passionate about providing justice and maximum compensation to personal injury victims. We are looking for students who are just as passionate.

To apply for the Crosner Legal Scholarship, submit an essay to us (minimum 500 words) about the importance of education in America. We will be judging essays according to creativity and originality. To submit your essay, go to http://www.crosnerlegal.com/los-angeles-personal-injury-lawyer and click on the "Scholarship" tab in the right hand corner. We will begin accepting applications December 1st, 2013 with the deadline to apply for the scholarship being June 1st, 2014. The winner of the award will be notified July 2014 for the start of the 2014 fall semester.

 


 

CustomMade.com Scholarship Opportunities

Application deadline: varies

CustomMade.com announces two new scholarships available to students. CustomMade is a marketplace that allows you to commission custom projects from over 3,000 talented, independent makers. Following are the links to the scholarships:

Custom Furniture Scholarship
http://www.custommade.com/scholarships/consumer-advantages-of-buying-custom-furniture-scholarship/
Custom Jewelry Scholarship
http://www.custommade.com/scholarships/consumer-advantages-of-buying-custom-jewelry-scholarship/

 

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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