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 Albert Pick, Jr. Fund Scholarship (for incoming first years)
Application Deadline: June 22, 2012
The Albert Pick, Jr. Fund Law Student Scholarship Program is accepting applications from law students who are long-term residents of Chicago, planning to enroll as first year full-time students.
Applicants to the Albert Pick, Jr. Fund Law Student Scholarship Program must-
- Be long-term residents of Chicago, and
- Plan to enroll as a first year full-time law student for the entire 2012-13 academic year at one of the following schools: Chicago-Kent, DePaul, John Marshall or Loyola Chicago
One $5,000 scholarship will be granted each year. Awards are not renewable. For more information and to apply, please visit http://scholarshipmanagement.org/.
The American Association for Justice Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: see website for details
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is proud to announce its 2012 Law Student Scholarship cycle has begun. AAJ offers more than $20,000 in annual scholarship funds, as well as programs for law students to enhance their legal education by attending AAJ’s 2012 Annual Convention in Chicago, IL. For more information about the AAJ Law Student Scholarships including descriptions and deadlines, please visit the AAJ Scholarship Page.
The Robinson Family Companies Tech Law Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: see website for details
Techlaw LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm, handling trademarks, copyrights and patents. This scholarship is offered to the student who writes the best short essay on intellectual property law per the guidelines set forth on www.TechLawLLP.com/scholarship This scholarship requires an application form submitted through email. See the website for details.
Polish Women's Civic Club, Inc. Scholarships
Application Deadline: July 1 , 2012
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 permanent resident of Illinois; currently enrolled full-time second or third year student attending Chicago area school; have acceptable grades; and demonstrate financial need. For additional application requirements and to apply online please visit www.pwcci.org.
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund
Application Deadline: June 25 , 2012
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 academic year. Interested applicants must submit an online application and supply their Student Aid Report or FAFSA documentation. Additional instructions for applying may be obtained on the foundation 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 from Masonic families. The deadline to apply is June 25, 2012.
The Get Prepped LSAT Prep Law Student Scholarship
Application Deadline: January 30 and June 30, 2012
The Get Prepped LSAT Prep Law Student Scholarship is available to first, second and third year law students. One or more grants of $1000 are awarded twice yearly. Class rank, degree/major courses, LSAT test scores, best short personal statement and other review factors are used to determine awards. Request a full application packet using the online contact form at the Get Prepped LSAT Prep website www.GetPrepped.com.
For a complete list of the awards that have been posted
in the 2011-12 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 2010-11 scholarship
notices by clicking here.
Important Information for 2011-12 Chicago-Kent Scholarship
If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for
the 2011-12 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.