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Student Scholarship

We Are Currently Accepting Applications!

The Chicago family law firm NextLevel Law believes in making a positive impact in its community. Founding attorney Daniel R. Hernandez built his legal practice on the values of accessibility, integrity, respect, and transparency. NextLevel Law brings justice to our clients and makes high quality legal services accessible to all members of the communities we serve.

Attorney Hernandez and his legal team also believe in accessible education. Through the NextLevel Student Scholarship, NextLevel Law hopes to make higher education more accessible to college students who demonstrate academic excellence.

The $1,000 NextLevel Student Scholarship is available to students each semester who are pursuing a career in law, compliance, or public policy.

Students may contact our team via email at

Applications for the Spring 2024 Scholarship Must be Submitted by

November 30, 2023

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Are You Eligible For Our Scholarship?

All eligible applicants for the NextLevel Student Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

Applicant is an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in law, compliance, or public policy.

Applicant is enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Spring 2024 semester.

Applicant must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

What to Know 
About Our Application

To apply for the NextLevel Student Scholarship, please submit an original one-minute video answering the following prompt:


Throughout life, we will all be presented with challenges to overcome. Tell us about a time when you were presented with a challenge or obstacle. How did that challenge help you to become a better leader?

Please note that the video should be submitted as a URL link (not a file). Additionally, we require that each application include the student’s contact information, proof of enrollment, and proof of grade point average.

How Will We Judge Your Application?

The scholarship team at NextLevel Law will consider the following grading rubric when reviewing each application:

Does the student meet all eligibility criteria?

Did the student submit all requested information?

Does the video answer the prompt in an original and creative manner?

Is the video of high quality with clear audio and organized structure?

Read About Our Scholarship Recipients

Victoria Garcia

Victoria Garcia: Spring 2023 Award Winner

Daniel Hernandez and his team at NextLevel Law are honored to announce that Victoria Gracia has been named as the most recent winner of the NextLevel Student Scholarship. Victoria is currently a senior at the University of Florida. After graduating, Victoria plans to pursue her law degree.

If You Have 

Direct all questions regarding our scholarship program to our email, Please refrain from using our contact submission form or calling into the office. If you have difficulty uploading your video, please note that the video must be submitted as URL link, not a file.

Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Scholarship Application Form

The NextLevel Student Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network.

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