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:
Nordic Law Club Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 31, 2007 New Deadline!!
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 http://dupagewomenlawyers.org/.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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
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.