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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 Billy Skinner Student Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015

Being an advocate of higher education, the Law Offices of Billy Skinner is seeking to help a law student or prospective law student relieve some financial stress in the upcoming semester. We would like this $1,000 scholarship to go to a deserving student who displays a passion for their continued education. This scholarship will be awarded once per semester, so be sure to enter at the beginning of each semester. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://billyskinnerlaw.com/student-scholarship/

NEW! The Jasmer Law Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015

One of the many ways that we give back to the community is through The Jasmer Law Firm Scholarship. This annual scholarship is available to any prospective undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or trade school in the Chicago area or elsewhere.

We take pride in helping to facilitate the education of future generations. Whether you are interested in going to school to be a lawyer, a doctor or to pursue any other career path, we encourage you to participate in our scholarship program. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.jasmerlaw.com/Scholarship.shtml

NEW! The Walker Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: June 26, 2015

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 2015-2016 academic year is eligible and welcome to apply. 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. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.walkerscholarship.org/

NEW! The UpRight Law Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 15, 2015

THE UpRight Law Access to Advocacy Award IS OFFERED ONLY IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BY UpRight Law LLC (“SPONSOR”) TO PROMOTE ITS ONGOING COMMITMENT TO access to justice. Entrants must submit an original video 90 to 120 seconds in length on one or more issues or topics relating to the need for the legal profession to adopt modern technologies to increase access to legal services and lower the cost for such services. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://scholarships.uprightlaw.com/rules

NEW! The Future Leader Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 15, 2015

The Brett Law $2,000 Future Leaders Scholarship 2015 is available to law school students who have an interest in personal injury law and are working towards their Juris Doctorate degree. The Brett Law Future Leaders Scholarship recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 15, 2015. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://washingtoninjury.com/library/future-leaders-scholarship

NEW! The Barry Davis Attorney at Law Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 16, 2015

Barry Davis Attorney at Law believes that it is essential to lead by example and give back to one’s community. To this end, Barry is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for future lawyers and other college and university students who are also actively engaged in making their community a better place. We are pleased to announce the annual Barry Davis Attorney at Law Scholarship. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.barrydavislaw.com/scholarship/

NEW! The Asian Heritage Law Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: August 1, 2015

The Asian Heritage Law Scholarship is open to any students who will be attending law school. Candidates are asked to write a short essay describing how their background and experiences in the Asian American community influenced their choice to go to law school and how they plan to use their law degree. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.infinlaw.com/scholarship/

The Reiff & Bily Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 1, 2015

The Philadelphia law firm of Reiff and Bily, personal injury lawyers since 1979, is pleased to announce that we are currently offering young law students the 2015 Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. All applicants must be: Pursuing a degree in pre-law or paralegal studies, or; Working towards their J.D. in any concentration related to the law. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.reiffandbily.com/legal-scholarship/.

The Access to Advocacy Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 15, 2015

The UpRight Law Access to Advocacy Award is open to legal permanent residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia. Entrants must be either (1) currently registered in an accredited law school program; (2) currently accepted to a law school program; or (3) engaged in pre-law curriculum at an accredited four-year college. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://scholarships.uprightlaw.com/rules.

The TVProviders Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 31, 2015

TVProviders have created a $1,000 scholarship open to all current students in order to help them afford tuition costs and further their education. To apply for this scholarship, students must draw, paint, design, photograph or film a recreation of their favorite sports moment. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.tvproviders.com/scholarship.html.

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 2014-15 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 2014-15 scholarship notices by clicking here.

 

Important Information for 2014-15 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2014-15 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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