Important Information for 2004-05 Chicago-Kent Scholarship
If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for
the 2004-05 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:
NEW! Puerto Rican Bar Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: September 13, 2004
The Puerto Rican Bar Foundation awards scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need and/or have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Hispanic community. Interviews will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2004 and the selected scholarship recipients are required to attend the Puerto Rican Bar Association Banquet on Friday, September 24, 2004. Please stop by the Office of Admissions, Suite 230 to pick up an application.
NEW! DuPage Association of Women Lawyers Foundation, Judge Helen C. Kinney Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 31, 2004
To honor the memory, vision and leadership of Judge Helen C. Kinney, the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers has established a not-for-profit foundation to award the Judge Helen C. Kinney Scholarship. All second and third-year women law students who are present or past residents of DuPage County and who are enrolled in an accredited law school in Illinois are eligible for this scholarship. The Foundation anticipates awarding two $1,000 scholarships to deserving women law students. Applications are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230. An application is also available online at dupagewomenlawyers.org.
NEW! Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 8, 2004
The Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA) is offering book scholarships to students attending law school in the Midwest. The selection will be based on the applicant's demonstrated financial need and commitment to community service. Applications and additional information are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230, or on the association's website at www.bwla.org.
NEW! South Suburban Bar
Application Deadline: October 1, 2004
The South Suburban Bar Association Scholarship Committee
will award a $1,500 scholarship to a deserving law student
of an accredited local law school. Applicants must
be a resident of the South Suburbs of Cook County and must
have a present interest to practice law in the South Suburbs
upon graduation. Financial need will be considered
by the Scholarship Committee and applicants must document
their financial need when requested to do so by the Scholarship
Committee. Students interested in being considered
for the scholarship award must submit a brief resume for
review by the South Suburban Bar Association Scholarship
Committee as well as a cover letter indicating why he/she
wants to practice in the South Suburbs. The Committee
may conduct interviews of applicants or, alternatively,
may in its discretion, recommend a candidate to the Board
of the South Suburban Bar Association based upon a review
of the resumes submitted. In order to receive the
Scholarship Award, the student must attend the South Suburban
Bar Association's Installation Dinner Dance on December
17, 2004. Additional information about this scholarship
is available in the Office of Admissions.
NEW! Hellenic Bar
Application Deadline: September 23, 2004
The Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois (HBA), an organization
of Illinois attorneys of Hellenic descent, will award scholarships
to second- and third-year law students of Hellenic descent
based upon academic performance and demonstrable financial
need. Applications for HBA Scholarships are available
in the Office of Admissions.
Rotary Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadline: varies per Rotary district
check with your local Rotary Club
The Ambassadorial Scholarships program seeks to further
international understanding and friendly relations among
people of different countries. The program sponsors several
types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students
as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational
studies. While abroad, scholars serve as ambassadors of
goodwill to the people of the host country and give presentations
about their homelands to Rotary clubs and other groups.
Upon returning home, scholars share with Rotarians and others
the experiences that led to greater understanding of their
Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide
funding for one academic year of study in another country.
This award is intended to help cover round-trip transportation,
tuition, fees, room and board expenses, and some educational
supplies up to US$25,000 or its equivalent.
Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are for
either two or three years of degree-oriented study in
another country. A flat grant of approximately US$12,500
or its equivalent is provided per year to be applied toward
the costs of a degree program.
Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either
three or six months of intensive language study and cultural
immersion in another country.
Individuals interested in applying for an Ambassadorial
Scholarship should contact their local Rotary Club for an
application and to inquire about scholarship availability.
Since scholarship availability is determined by Rotarian
contributions at the local level, not all Rotary clubs will
offer scholarships, nor will all types of scholarships necessarily
be available in a given year. Application deadlines
are set by individual clubs. Detailed information and applications
are available on the Rotary Foundation website at www.rotary.org.
For a complete list of the awards that have been posted
in the 2004-05 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 2003-04 scholarship
notices by clicking here.