Scholarship Announcement

 

The 2019 Alliance of Illinois Judges Scholarship Committee is awarding up to $6000 in financial scholarships to LGBTQ Law Students. The Alliance of Illinois Judges wants to provide some assistance to LGBTQ Law Students as they endeavor to enter the field of law.

 

Any LGBTQ law student who will be attending any accredited Illinois law school during the 2019-2020 school year is encouraged to apply. 

 

To apply, please submit the following information to the AIJ Scholarship Committee:

 

  • A current resume;
  • Your law school transcript;
  • A personal statement addressing your experience as an LGBTQ person, your commitment, as well as, your contributions to the LGBTQ community, and your financial need.

 

Materials should be sent as attachments in an email to: mary.roberts@cookcountyil.gov 

The subject line should state, “AIJ Scholarship Committee.” 

 

The deadline for submission is May 15, 2019.

 

The AIJ scholarships will be awarded at the AIJ Annual Meeting in June. 

 

Please contact Judge Mary Colleen Roberts at mary.roberts@cookcountyil.gov with any questions.

 

 

Membership Application


Membership in the AIJ is open to all current and retired State and
Federal Judges in Illinois. 

NAME: ________________________________________

ADDRESS: _____________________________________

_____________________________________

EMAIL ADDRESS ________________________________
(The AIJ is a “green” organization with contact made by internet rather than postal service, therefore, please provide your email address to facilitate communication with you.)

PHONE NUMBER(S): OFFICE: ____________________ CELL: ______________________

WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO MEET WITH LAW STUDENTS TO DISCUSS YOUR LEGAL CAREER AND TO OFFER MENTORSHIP? _______________

MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR THE YEAR (July 1 to June 30) ARE $75

($35 for Retired Judges) 



____ Enclosed is my check for $_______ payable to the Alliance of Illinois Judges.


(Please mail this application and your check to Judge Judy Rice, AIJ Treasurer, Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Violence Division, 555 West Harrison St. Chicago, IL 60604)

Members have the rights and responsibilities of membership described in the By-Laws of the Alliance of Illinois Judges, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation.

_____________________________________ DATED: _______________________

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The Alliance of Illinois Judges was formed by the LGBTQ judges of Illinois to promote diversity and understanding within the judiciary and the legal community. Our membership includes LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ judges.

Contact us via email: mail.theaij@gmail.com