Important Information for 2003-04 Chicago-Kent Scholarship
If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for
the 2003-04 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.
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:
Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: March 31, 2004
The National Federation of the Blind will award thirty
scholarships to high-achieving legally blind students. Awards
range from $3,000 to $10,000 and recipients will be notified
in May. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic
excellence, service to the community and financial need.
Applications and additional information are available on
the National Federation for the Blind website at http://www.nfb.org/sch_intro.htm.
Lawyers Association of Illinois Scholarship Fund
Application Deadline: January 12, 2004
The HLSF of Illinois provides scholarships and fellowships
to deserving Hispanic law students. The scholarships are
awarded at the HLAI/HLSF Scholarship and Awards Gala, which
will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2004. For applications
and additional information, please visit the Hispanic Lawyers
Association of Illinois website at www.hlai.org
or contact Joseph Torres by email (Jtorres@winston.com)
or phone (312-558-7334).
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 1, 2004
Educational scholarship funds from the Jewish Federation
of Metropolitan Chicago are available for law students for
the 2004-05 academic year. Scholarships are available
for Jewish students legally domiciled in the greater Chicago
metropolitan area who are identified as having promise for
significant contributions in their chosen careers, and who
are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic
programs. Applicants must be born and raised in either
Cook County, the Chicago metropolitan area, or Northwest
Indiana OR prior to starting professional education, worked
full-time for at least 12 months in Cook County or the Chicago
metropolitan area. Applicants must also intend to remain
in the Chicago metropolitan area after completing school.
Applications are available online at www.jvschicago.org
by clicking on the link for "Scholarship Services."
For additional information or questions, please call the
JVS Scholarship Secretary at (312) 673-3457 or email email@example.com.
Jewish Vocational Service, Gertrude and Harry G. Fins
Application Deadline: March 1, 2004
The Jewish Vocational Service of Metropolitan Chicago will
award scholarships from the Gertrude and Harry G. Fins Scholarship
Fund for the 2004-05 academic year. Awards typically range
from $1,000 to $5,000. To be eligible, you must: be Jewish;
be enrolled full-time at Chicago-Kent or one of the other
designated law schools; be domiciled in the Chicago metropolitan
community; establish financial need; and demonstrate career
promise. All applicants must be available for a personal
interview at the JVS offices prior to May 1, 2004. Applications
are available on the Jewish Vocational Service website at
(click on "Scholarship Services"), or by contacting
the JVS at (312) 673-3400 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a complete list of the awards that have been posted
in the 2003-04 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 2002-03 scholarship
notices by clicking here.