Honors Scholars Program Application Guidelines
Application deadline: Monday, January 28, 2013
Candidates selected as Honors Scholars receive annual law school scholarships of full tuition plus a $10,000 per year stipend for living expenses. These awards have a total value of approximately $150,000 over three years.
Other students with demonstrated academic and leadership achievements may qualify for law school scholarships ranging in total value from $75,000 to full tuition over three years.
Chicago-Kent awards honors scholarships based on academic performance, leadership qualities, and co-curricular activities. Applicants should have a strong undergraduate record and an LSAT score of at least 165.
Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be considered for other law school scholarship awards. Find more information on other Chicago-Kent scholarship opportunities.
Complete the online Honors Scholars Program application. You must also complete the fall 2013 Chicago-Kent application for admission through the Law School Admission Council. There is no application fee.
Application Materials and Deadline
The following application materials must be received in the Office of Admissions by Monday, January 28, 2013:
- Honors Scholars program application
- Chicago-Kent application for admission
- Honors Scholars essay
- letter of recommendation
- complete CAS report
Candidates selected as finalists for honors scholarships will be invited to attend an interview weekend at the law school from Friday, March 8, through Sunday, March 9, 2013. Chicago-Kent provides transportation to the school and accommodations in downtown Chicago for finalists. During this weekend, finalists interview with law school faculty, meet with students, and learn about Chicago-Kent, IIT, and the city of Chicago.
We notify scholarship candidates of our decision within approximately two weeks of the interview weekend.
If you have questions about the Honors Scholars Program or the law school application process, please contact the Office of Admissions at email@example.com or (312) 906-5020.