THE ILLINOIS JUDICIAL COUNCIL ANNOUNCES ITS 2020 -2021 LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION DEADLINE

Deadline Date: August 20, 2020

    1. Be enrolled or accepted full time in a juris doctor program at an accredited Illinois law school.
    2. Submit a copy of applicant’s most recent transcript (need not be official).
    3. Submit a current confidential financial statement, Part 6 of the application.
    4. Complete the Illinois Judicial Council Scholarship Application.
    5. Submit one letter of recommendation (from a college or law school professor.)
    6. Submit a Personal Statement, Part 5 of the application.
    7. Submit a Resume.
    8. Submit a current photograph.

Scholarship applicants will be evaluated in the following areas:

*Proven ability to overcome obstacles * Application

*Financial Need                           * Academic Achievement

*Community Activities

 

 

All applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically to Justice Shelvin Louise Marie Hall at: scholarship@illinoisjudicialcouncil.org. Please list your name in the subject line of the emails transmitting your scholarship application and supporting documents (e.g., John Doe’s scholarship application or references).

The application deadline of August 20, 2020, will be strictly enforced.

Questions should be directed to Justice Shelvin Louise Marie Hall at  scholarship@illinoisjudicialcouncil.org or her assistant, Attorney Darvi J. Givhan at dgivhan@illinoiscourts.gov.

Please note that all scholarship awardees must submit proof of law school enrollment for the 2020-2021  academic year before the scholarship funds will be released.

For more information download the full IJC Scholarship Application.