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2003-04 Academic Year

Important Information for 2003-04 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

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.


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! Kankakee County Society of Women in Law Scholarship
Application Deadline: January 15, 2004

The Society of Women in Law (SWIL) Scholarship Committee will award scholarships to deserving women law students of an accredited Illinois law school. This year, two $1,000 scholarships are available to help defray the cost of law school. To qualify, applicants must be a resident of Illinois and any county other than Cook. The Scholarship Committee will consider financial need, and applicants must document their financial need when requested to do so. Additional information is available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.

NEW! National 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.

NEW! Hispanic 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 Program
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 jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org.

Jewish Vocational Service, Gertrude and Harry G. Fins Scholarship Fund
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 www.jvschicago.org (click on "Scholarship Services"), or by contacting the JVS at (312) 673-3400 or by e-mail at jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org.

 

Award Archive

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.

 

 

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