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2007-08 Academic Year

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:


Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 12 , 2007

IPO Education Foundation will award two $10,000 scholarships this year to law students who have completed internships in corporate intellectual property law departments. Applications and eligibility requirements are available online at The deadline to submit an application is October 12, 2007.

Nordic Law Club Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 15, 2007

The Nordic Law Club of Chicago has been a professional and social organization for lawyers for over 70 years. The club annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to one third-year day or fourth-year evening student from each of the six area Chicago law schools. The criteria for consideration include financial need and a demonstrated interest in international law issues. Interested students should submit a letter of application to the Office of Admissions, ATTN: Karla Davis, by October 15, 2007.

Dupage Association of Women Lawyers Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 31, 2007

The Dupage Association of Women Lawyers Foundation is pleased to offer the Judge Helen C. Kinney Scholarship in honor of the memory, vision, and leadership of Judge Helen C. Kinney, the first woman appointed to the bench in DuPage County. Second or third year women law students with a DuPage county connection, are eligible to apply. The foundation anticipates awarding two scholarships of $1,000 to deserving women law students. The deadline for submission of the application is October 31, 2007. Applications are available online at

Winston & Strawn Diversity Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 1 , 2007

Winston & Strawn is offering five scholarships to diverse law school students who join the 2008 summer program in one of its domestic offices following the conclusion of their second year of law school. The $10,000 scholarship will be paid during the studentsí third year of law school.

In selecting the scholarship recipients, Winston & Strawn will consider the studentsí:

  • Interest in practicing law after graduation in a large law firm in one of the cities in the United States in which Winston & Strawn has an office (currently, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC)
  • Law school and undergraduate record, including academic achievements and involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Scholarship recipients will be announced on or about December 15, 2007. To apply for the Winston & Strawn Diversity Scholarship, please complete and submit the scholarship application along with your resume, law school transcript, and a brief personal statement by November 1, 2007 to Scholarship applicants who attend a law school at which Winston & Strawn conducts on-campus interviews should also sign up to see us on campus. For all other scholarship applicants, your scholarship application will also serve as your application to our 2008 summer program.



Award Archive

For a complete list of the awards that have been posted in the 2007-08 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 2006-07 scholarship notices by clicking here.


Important Information for 2007-08 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2007-08 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.






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