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:
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship
Application Deadline: July 19, 2008
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship. Information and application materials are available at www.walkerscholarship.org. The Walker Scholarship is established to provide financial assistance to students studying law or entering law school in Illinois or the areas of Milwaukee, Wisconsin or St. Louis, Missouri. Scholarships are open to all, but preference is given to sons and daughters of members of Masonic Lodge 1098 in Lombard, Illinois, and to former residents of the Masonic Children's Home in La Grange, Illinois, who come from Masonic families. Relatives of members of other Masonic Lodges in Illinois will also receive strong consideration. Recipients will be announced before the beginning of the upcoming fall semester.
Jack Carey Scholarship for the Cook County Public Defender's Office
Application Deadline:April 1; July 1; or November 1, 2008
The Jack Carey Scholarship for the Cook County Public Defender's office requires a commitment as an intern or extern at the Cook County Public Defender's office for one semester (fall, spring, summer). Each intern or extern will be expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during their designated semester. Every scholarship application must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school. The scholarship is available only to those law students eligible for a license pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court rule 711. A total of three scholarship stipends, each in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded every school year (one per semester). In order to be considered for the scholarship, each applicant must complete the application and schedule an interview with the scholarship committee. Previous winners of this award are ineligible to apply. For an information packet, please visit the office of admissions, suite 230 or visit the Cook County Public Defender's office web site at www.cookcountypd.org.
Polish Women's Civic Club, Inc. Scholarships
Application Deadline: July 1 , 2008
The Polish Women's Civic Club, Inc. is a philanthropic organization of American women of Polish descent interested in discovering the richness of their Polish heritage and sharing it with others. The Club supports educational activities and personal efforts of Polish American students, male and female, through financial scholarships. To qualify for consideration of a scholarship, a student must fulfill the following requirements: be a U.S. citizen; have at least one parent of Polish heritage; be a Chicago resident; currently enrolled full-time second or third year student attending Chicago area school; demonstrate financial need; and permanent resident of State of Illinois. Interesed students who meet the above criteria may obtain an application in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.
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.