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:
Judge Hellen C. Kinney Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 31, 2005
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 with a DuPage County connection and who are enrolled in an accredited law school in Illinois are eligible for this scholarship. The Foundation anticipates awarding two scholarships of $1,000 (or more) to deserving women law students. Applications are available in the Office of Admissions (Suite 230) or online at dupagewomenlawyers.org.
Hellenic Bar Foundation
Application Deadline: October 7, 2005
Each year, the Hellenic Bar Foundation awards several scholarships to law students of Greek descent based on merit, financial need, involvement in extracurricular activites and involvement in the Greek community. We encourage all 2nd and 3rd year law students of Greek descent to apply for the scholarship. Applications are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.
Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship
Application Deadline: Extended to October 23, 2005
The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois has a scholarship opportunity to qualified current law students of Puerto Rican ancestry. Interested applicants should mail or email their completed application to:www.prbalaw.com.
NEW! Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 14, 2005
The Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA) is offering book scholarships to first and second year law students. Interested scholarship applicants must: (1) be in good standing at an accredited law school located in Illinois; (2) have a demonstrated financial need; and (3) have a commitment to public service as evidenced by participation in community service or outreach. Applications and additional information are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230, or on the association's website at www.bwla.org.
For a complete list of the awards that have been posted
in the 2005-06 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 2004-05 scholarship
notices by clicking here.
Important Information for 2005-06 Chicago-Kent Scholarship
If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for
the 2005-06 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.