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2016-17 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:

*If you would like to submit a scholarship for posting on this page, you may do so via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/lL8AHLWA7vTK4tdI3

 

NEW! The AAJ Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it. The Scholarship, traditionally given in the amount of $5,000, is awarded annually to a rising 3L (or rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized. Interested students should stop by the Admissions Office, Suite 230 to pick up a copy of the application by Friday, April 28th.

NEW! The Justinian Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: May 5, 2017

The DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers will, once again, be awarding a scholarship to a student of Italian extraction who has completed at least one semester of law school. Interested students should stop by the Admissions Office, Suite 230 to pick up a copy of the application by Monday, May 1st.

NEW! The Walker Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: June 5, 2017

The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to law students and those beginning law school anywhere in the state of Illinois or in Milwaukee, Wisconsin or St. Louis, Missouri. While scholarships are open to all, applicants who are from Masonic families, are former residents of the Masonic Children’s Home in LaGrange, Illinois, or are Masons themselves are especially encouraged to apply. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: https://walkerscholarship.org/index

NEW! The Illinois Judges Foundation Harold Sullivan Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: June 15, 2017

The Illinois Judges Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois Judges Association, funds educational, civic, and scholarship projects which advance the rule of law, the legal profession, and the administration of justice, and encourages judicial participation in these endeavors. This is an opportunity for students to gain recognition by top members of the Illinois state and federal judiciary. It's not just the scholarship funds that are important; the award is a valuable addition to any student's resume and a great chance to network at the award ceremony. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: http://www.ijafoundation.org/scholarship.htm

NEW! The Gerben Law, PLLC Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: July 31, 2017

Gerben Law Firm, PLLC is offering an annual scholarship opportunity for currently enrolled law students interested in practicing trademark law. Gerben Law Firm is committed to assisting the next generation of trademark attorneys through a scholarship to help ease the financial burden of law school. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: https://www.gerbenlaw.com/education/

NEW! The Christensen & Hymas Married Student Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas, the lawyers here are proud to offer a $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship you must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a Juris Doctorate program in the United States. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended, must be legally married, and you are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA and marital status. Interested students can learn more and apply online at: https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarship/

The NerdWallet Law Scholarships

Application deadline: varies

NerdWallet is a free search engine which allows students to search through over 10,000 scholarship and financial aid resources.  Interested students should check out their law school scholarships at http://www.nerdwallet.com/education/scholarships/scholarship-for-Law%20School#/scholarship-for-Law%20School.

 

*If you would like to submit a scholarship for posting on this page, you may do so via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/lL8AHLWA7vTK4tdI3

Important Information for 2015-16 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

Important Information for 2015-16 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2015-16 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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