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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 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 [email protected]

Applications for the Spring 2023 Scholarship Must be Submitted by

March 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 2023 or Fall 2023 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

Kiara Williams

Kiara Williams: Fall 2022 Award Winner

NextLevel Law is pleased to name Kiara Williams as the Fal 2022 recipient of our NextLevel Student Scholarship contest. Kiara is currently attending Howard University School of Law with plans to graduate next May. She maintains a 3.6-grade point average and hopes to practice human rights law after earning her degree.

If You Have 

Direct all questions regarding our scholarship program to our email, [email protected]. 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

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