Scholarship Fund

Please join the Advocates Society for the Annual Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Athena Restaurant located at 212 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois.  Tickets are $100 purchased in advance and $125 purchased at the door.  We will enjoy a night of fantastic food, fun and a silent auction.  Please make payments payable to the Advocates Society Scholarship Foundation and mail to the Advocates Society c/o Lucas Figiel at 7111 West Higgins Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60656.  Please feel free to direct any inquiries to Lucas Figiel at or call 773.774.6084.

 If you would like to donate an item for the silent auction, please contact Lucas Figiel and/or deliver the item to the address above.  If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lucas Figiel.


Polish-American Advocates Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, offers scholarships for the Law Students of Polish descent who demonstrated affinity in need of financial aid. You may request more information via email or by contacting Regina Rathnau at (312) 659-2953 or, Ann Melichar at or Kevin Ochalla at


1. Full/part-time student enrolled in law school at a fully accredited college/university in the U.S.
2. U.S. citizen or documented legal alien.
3. Good academic standing and documented financial need
4. Student must be of Polish descent or demonstrated affinity and a Chicago Metropolitan area resident for at least four years
5. Student must be able to attend a scheduled interview in summer and the Advocates Society
6. From time to time, there may be other requirements that must be met in order to qualify for the various benefits through this program.

Also, donations to the Scholarship Fund and annual Fundraiser are welcomed and accepted via check through the mail and should be sent to our 2017 2nd VP, Lukas Figiel, who will be organizing the fundraiser. Donations and checks should be sent to the following addresses:  Advocates Society c/o Lucas Figiel at 7111 West Higgins Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60656.

To apply for the Advocates Scholarship please fill out the following Advocates Scholarship Application 2017.

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