Name: ______Date of Birth:
Home Address: Place of Birth:


Law School
Law School: Graduation:

School Address:

Other Post-Graduate Degree(s)
School: Dates of Attendance:
Degree: GPA:

School: Dates of Attendance:

Degree: GPA:

Undergraduate Degree
School: Dates of Attendance:
Degree: GPA:

Please list and describe any scholastic honors or recognition received as an undergraduate
(e.g., cum laude, etc.):

High School

High School Attended: Year:

High School Rank or GPA:

Scholarship Rules and Regulations

  • Applicant must be of Hellenic descent.
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a second or third year student at an accredited law school
  • Applicant must either be an Illinois resident or must be attending law school in Illinois.
  • All applicants must submit a current law school transcript with the completed application.
  • If you have a current resume, please include it with your completed application.
  • Please include a photo with your completed application.
  • If selected as a scholarship recipient, the applicant is expected to attend the Hellenic Bar Association’s annual scholarship ball as our guest on Sunday, October 7, 2018.
  • All applications must be e-mailed to Maria Z. Vathis at by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018.The organization reserves the right to reject late applications.


  • All scholarship applications attending law school in Chicago must be available for an in-person interview in the Chicago Loop on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 after 4:30 p.m.
  • We will notify you of the time and location of your interview by e-mail on Friday, September 21, 2018. Please provide us with your e-mail address below.


  • All scholarship applicants attending law school outside of Chicago must be available for an interview by telephone on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 after 4:30 p.m. Only applicants attending law school outside of Chicago may interview by telephone. Please provide us with a telephone number where we can contact you below.

Telephone #______

  • Interviews will last approximately 15 minutes.

I hereby certify that I have read the eligibility requirements and instructions governing the Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois’ Scholarship Award and that I am a qualified applicant for that scholarship. All of the information contained in my application is my original work product and is true and accurate, and I understand that falsification of any of the submitted information or documents is grounds for immediate disqualification.


Applicant Date


1.Why do you want to become a lawyer?

2.If you believe that your law school grades do not accurately reflect your academic proficiency, please explain.

3.Please describe the extent of your involvement in the Greek Community, including any activities in which you normally participate.

4.Please list and describe your extracurricular activities.

5.Please list and describe all current loans attributed to your legal education and all anticipated loans necessary to complete your legal education.

6.Who pays for your tuition and books?

7.Are you employed during the academic year?

8.Do you live with family or relatives? If not, who pays your rent?

9.Describe the ways in which you plan to become involved in, or contribute to, the Greek Community once you become an attorney.

10.Are there any extenuating circumstances regarding your scholastic record or financial need that you would like the scholarship committee to consider?

11.Are you a law student member of the Hellenic Bar Association? If so, when did you join?