IIT Chicago-Kent and Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission create scholarship program for Polish LL.M. students

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a scholarship program to assist Polish students pursuing an LL.M. degree at IIT Chicago-Kent.

"This scholarship program will provide a unique opportunity for selected Polish law graduates to receive tuition and expenses to study in our one-year LL.M. degree program," said IIT Chicago-Kent Dean Harold J. Krent. "We are gratified that the Fulbright Commission has confidence in us to provide a first-rate legal education, and I am pleased that we can contribute meaningfully to closer connections between the Polish and U.S. legal communities.

The Fulbright Commission will select one student a year to attend IIT Chicago-Kent. The commission and the law school together will cover full tuition and expenses.

Founded in 1888, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology,also known as Illinois Tech, a private, technology-focused, research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. IIT Chicago-Kent also offers special LL.M. programs and overseas training in several countries, including Gdansk and Wroclaw, Poland.