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2009-10 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:


NEW! Latham & Watkins LLP Fifth Annual Diversity Scholars Program

Application Deadline: September 15, 2009

Latham & Watkins LLP has opened the application process for the firm's fifth annual Diversity Scholars Program.

The firm is to award a $10,000 scholarship to each of four second-year law students for use during their third year (2010-11) at a law school.

The program was designed to help increase the number of diverse attorneys who want to pursue careers in global law firms. Factors considered in the selection of diversity scholars include academic and leadership achievements, life experiences and challenges, and a desire to practice at a global law firm and contribute to its diversity objectives.

Students are asked to submit an application form, personal statement, resume and official or unofficial law school transcript by Sept. 15. Visit the firm's Web site under the Diversity Scholars Program heading for details.


NEW! The Donald Banner Diversity Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 1, 2009

The Donald Banner Diversity Scholarship is open to all students currently enrolled in an American Bar Association accredited law school and pursuing a career in intellectual property law. The applicant must be a member of a historically under represented group (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability) and must have exemplary writing and oral communication skills. For more information about the scholarship and eligibility requirements, please visit the Banner and Witcoff website at





Award Archive

For a complete list of the awards that have been posted in the 2009-10 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 2008-09 scholarship notices by clicking here.


Important Information for 2009-10 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2009-10 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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