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! The Jeremy Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship
Application Deadline: July 31, 2010
Jeremy D. Protas, an attorney with the intellectual property law firm of Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP, announces the establishment of a Patent Law Scholarship specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender law students intending to pursue a legal career in the field of patent law. Candidates must be second-year students for the 2010-2011 academic year at an American Bar Association-accredited law school, and be eligible to sit for the Patent Bar Exam. Applications for the $1,000 scholarship are due by July 31, 2010. Applications and information can be found at http://jeremy.protas.org/scholarship.
Asian American Bar Association for the Greater Chicago Area Law Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: June 30, 2010 DEADLINE EXTENDED
The board members of the Asian American Bar Association for the Greater Chicago Area Law Foundation (“AABA Law Foundation”) and members of its scholarship committee, announce the AABA Law Foundation's scholarship program. The AABA Law Foundation was established in February 2009, and is a non-profit, charitable and educational affiliate of Asian American Bar Association ("AABA") that is tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
One of the goals of the AABA Law Foundation is to provide financial assistance to Asian Pacific American law students who have demonstrated academic excellence and social leadership. Starting this year, the AABA Law Foundation will award annual scholarships to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the Chicago-area Asian Pacific American community, and who will continue to serve the needs of the Chicago-area Asian Pacific American communities through pro bono, public interest, and/or public service legal work in the future. This year, the AABA Law Foundation intends to award two Inaugural Scholarships of $2,500 each to law students who have exemplified that commitment. Interested students can pick up the scholarship application in the Office of Admissions, Suite 230.
The My Recipe - My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadline: Open
My Recipe – My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest - $4,500 worth of prizes will be awarded. Both US citizens and foreign students currently attending a US college, university, or another institution of higher education are eligible to participate. The essay should explore the place culinary traditions hold in one’s cultural/ethnic identity. For more information and submission guidelines, visit
My Recipe – My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest
The scholarship essay contest aims at exploring the place culinary traditions hold in one’s cultural/ethnic identity. We hope that the scholarship will serve to increase the awareness of culinary history as a vital aspect of cultural studies and a means of preserving and perpetuating ethnic traditions and values. FastRecipes.com is a non-commercial online culinary arts journal.
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund
Application Deadline: June 25 , 2010
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the upcoming academic year. Information and instructions for applying may be obtained on our Web site: www.walkerscholarship.org.
Preference will be given to a son or daughter of a member of Masonic Lodge 1098 in Lombard, Illinois, or to former residents of the Masonic Children?s Home in La Grange, Illinois, and those who come from Masonic families.
Scholarships may be renewed each year upon verification of continued financial need and good standing at the law school.
The application deadline is June 25, 2010.
Polish Women's Civic Club, Inc. Scholarships
Application Deadline: July 1 , 2010
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. For additional application requirements and to apply online please visit www.pwcci.org.
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
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.