2021 Scholarship Announcement


The 2021 Alliance of Illinois Judges Scholarship Committee is awarding financial scholarships to LGBTQ+ Law Students. The Alliance of Illinois Judges wants to provide 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 2021-2022 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 and 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 June 4, 2021.


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.




Past Scholarship Recipients

2020 Recipients

Lily Amberg - Maxim Belovol - Victoria Lozano - Daniel Machado - Caleb Rimmer


2019 Recipients

Bryanna Jenkins - Danielle Berkowsky - Andrew Froelich - Jordan Poole - Brian Ingram


2018 Recipients

Bryanna Jenkins - Christina Mendoza - Danielle Berkowsky


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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