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 Please note, scholarships opportunities should only be submitted 90 days prior to deadline.

New! The GJEL Scholarship Fund Award

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

GJEL is providing a scholarship for students enrolled or enrolling in law school through our GJELL Law Student Scholarship Program. The attorneys at GJELL understand the financial burdens law students go through when working towards their degrees and are providing this essay contest for eligible students. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  https://www.gjel.com/law-student-scholarship


New! The Diversity in Law Scholarship Fund Award

Application Deadline: December 15, 2022

The attorneys at Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C., are now offering an exclusive Diversity in Law Scholarship Contest for first and second-year law school students. We are proud to sponsor a nationwide scholarship to promote diversity within the legal profession. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  https://ftalawfirm.com/diversity-in-law-scholarship-contest/


The Illinois Judges Foundation Scholarship Fund Award

Application Deadline: July 1, 2022

The Illinois Judges Foundation awards the Harold Sullivan Scholarship to two or more eligible students attending an Illinois law school. The scholarship monies are paid by the IJF to the winning students’ law school(s) to cover future tuition and related costs. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  2022 IJC Application


 The Trial LawHER Scholarship Fund Award

Application Deadline: July 3, 2022

Milestone has established the Trial LawHER Scholarship to help a rising 3L female law student achieve her goal of becoming a plaintiff trial lawyer. This scholarship intends to elevate a rising woman leader in the plaintiff trial lawyer space and educate future trial lawyers around the importance and impact of settlement planning. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  The Trial LawHer Scholarship Fund




Important Information for 2021-22 Chicago-Kent Scholarship Recipients

If you have been awarded a Chicago-Kent scholarship for the 2021-22 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.