Scholarship Information
provided by the Office of Admissions
1998-99 Academic Year

Posted: September 28, 1998

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1998-99 Outside Scholarships
Throughout the academic year, the Office of Admissions receives notices of scholarships that are offered through external organizations. Information about all of the scholarship notices that we have received this year is listed below.  Award notices are listed by the date on which they were posted. 

Another good source of information about outside scholarship awards is fastWEB on the internet.  This site maintains a searchable database of over 400,000 scholarship awards for which you may apply.  You can visit the fastWEB site at
Date Posted Deadline Award Information
November 1, 1998 Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation 
The Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation will award three scholarships for the Spring semester, 1999.  Third year law students will be eligible for a $2,000 scholarship; second year students for a $1,500 scholarship; and first year students for a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be residents of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, regardless of 
the law school attended. Interested candidates must submit the application, letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a one page statement.  Applications are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.
September 30, 1998 Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois 
The Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois (HLSF) provides financial assistance to first-year Latino and Latina law students through its scholarship program.  The awarding of scholarships will be based on the recipient's application and a personal interview with the HLSF selection committee.  The criteria evaluated by the selection committee includes, but is not limited to the applicant's academic record, financial need, writing ability, personal recommendations and career goals.  A factor in the Committee's consideration is the applicant's connection to the State of Illinois.  The scholarship(s) to be awarded will be a minimum of $1,000.  The scholarship application and additional information are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230. 
October 15, 1998 Just the Beginning Foundation 
Scholarships are available for full- and part-time students currently enrolled in an Illinois law school who are in need of financial assistance.  Scholarship awards must be used during the 1998-99 academic year.  To be considered, applicants must submit a completed scholarship application, a resume, a law school transcript, two letters of recommendation, a letter of good standing, and a three page essay.  The scholarship application and additional information are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230. 


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