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 †Serbian Bar Association of America Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: September 13, 2010
The Serbian Bar Association of America offers four scholarships to eligible law students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school. These scholarships are awarded at the annual Scholarship Gala, which will be held on October 9, 2010 in Chicago. For information regarding these scholarships, including applications, please visit the Serbian Bar Association web site at www.serbbar.org/scholarship/.
The McLean County Bar Association Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 15, 2010
The McLean County Bar Association (MCBA) is announcing a $1,000 scholarship for eligible second or third year law school students with strong ties to McLean County, Illinois.
To be considered, scholarship applications should be received electronically by October 15, 2010, and the recipient will be selected on or before November 15, 2010.†† A formal presentation will be made December 21, 2010 at noon at the Bar Associationís annual holiday luncheon at Central Station in Bloomington, Illinois.† Additional information regarding the McLean County Bar Association may be found at www.mcleancountybarassociation.com.
Applicants for the MCBA law school scholarship should demonstrate a commitment to McLean County, Bloomington-Normal and/or its surrounding communities through residency in the county, through academic ties to local schools or through past or future employment.† Prime candidates will express and demonstrate a commitment to legal aid work, pro bono activities and/or community service.† Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a complete list of the awards that have been posted
in the 2010-11 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 2009-10 scholarship
notices by clicking here.
Important Information for 2010-11 Chicago-Kent Scholarship
If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for
the 2010-11 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.