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 Hellenic Bar Association Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: October 8, 2021

The Hellenic Bar Association Foundation (HBAF), the charitable arm of the HBA, gives back to the Greek-American community. The HBAF hosts an annual Scholarship Ball where it awards various level scholarships to deserving law students of Hellenic descent. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  2021 HBA Foundation Scholarship


NEW! The Justinian Society Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: October 22, 2021

The Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund provides annual scholarships to students attending law school in Illinois. We are looking to award scholarships to students that can demonstrate a financial need and are excelling academically. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  https://justinianendowment.org/scholarships/


NEW! The McLean County Bar Association Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021

The McLean County Bar Association (MCBA) is announcing a $2,500 scholarship for eligible second or third year law school students with strong ties to McLean County, Illinois. Applicants for the MCBA Community Service 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. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  https://www.mcleancountybarassociation.com/mcba-scholarship.html

NEW! The Eglet Adams Community Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022

We have created the Eglet Adams, Community Involvement Scholarship, to support the education of a student who is committed to helping protect the rights of others and to being involved with their community to help make it a better place for all of its members. We believe that education, along with a passion and drive, is empowering for those who want to be community advocates and to stand up for the rights of others. By investing in the education of a student who wants to promote, and to uphold values and goals similar to our own, we feel that we will be investing in a more positive future. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  https://www.egletlaw.com/community-involvement-scholarship/


NEW! The Rosengard Law Group Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022

At Rosengard Law Group, We believe education ought to be generally available to everyone. As our constitution ensures peace in our society we must strive to keep the law sacred. For that, we are happy to announce a scholarship program for those students who perform exceptionally in their academics and are thus eligible for the reward. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  https://www.servetheinjured.com/2000-rosengard-law-group-scholarship-for-talented-law-students/

The Robert E. Gordon Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: September 30, 2021

The Robert E. Gordon Scholarship from the Jewish Judges Association of Illinois Foundation, Inc. in the sum of $3,600.00 is available to law school students currently accepted or attending an Illinois accredited law school who reside in Illinois and who have demonstrated accomplishment in academic studies, commitment to public service and financial need. Interested students can learn more and apply on the following page:  Jewish Judges of Illinois Foundation, Inc. Robert E. Gordon Scholarship

DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

The DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship by Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP is a recurring scholarship worth $1500 designed to help one law student with their tuition costs. We welcome all eligible students to apply and look forward to reviewing your application. Interested students can learn more and apply by visiting the following page:  https://www.ddrlawyers.com/scholarship/


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.