March 15 Deadline for NWSBA Law School Scholarship Application
Law students have until March 15 to apply for financial help from the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation to fund their legal education.
Students enrolled in law school may apply for the Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship, which is sponsored by the foundation.
To be eligible, applicants must reside in the Northern District, Eastern Division, which includes Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle, Lake and Will counties, as well as attend an accredited Illinois law school.
Scholastic achievement, involvement in school, extracurricular activities and financial need will be considered in awarding the scholarship.
Timothy C. Evans is the chief judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County. With more than 400 judges and more than 2.4 million cases filed each year, Cook County’s court system is one of the world’s largest unified court systems.
A 1969 graduate of The John Marshall Law School, Evans has spent much of his his professional life in public service, beginning as assistant corporation counsel in the city of Chicago’s Law Department, later becoming deputy commissioner of the Department of Investigations. Elected to the Chicago City Council in 1973, he represented the 4th Ward for 18 years, also maintaining a private law practice. He was elected circuit judge in Cook County in 1992.
Scholarship applications are available at www.nwsba.org or by calling the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation at 847-221-2601. Completed applications must be received or postmarked by Friday, March 15, and may be mailed to Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation, 800 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 502, Palatine, IL 60074
Applications sent by fax will not be accepted.
Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Judges’ Night on April 18