MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $2,000
⏳ 02/26

Scholarship Description

MALDEF supports law students who seek to further MALDEF’s mission of advancing the civil rights of the Latino community in the United States. In recent years, MALDEF has annually awarded 5-15 law school scholarships of $2,000 each to deserving law students from throughout the nation.

MALDEF’s Law School Scholarship Program is open to all law students currently enrolled full-time at an accredited United States law school. Applicants are evaluated for their academic and extracurricular achievements, for their background and financial need, and, most important, for their demonstrated commitment to advancing Latino civil rights in their careers.

MALDEF’s Law School Scholarship Application should be emailed or postmarked by February 26th.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required

How To Apply

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Donor: Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

MALDEF’s mission is to advance the civil rights of all Latinos living in the United States through advocacy, community education, including scholarship support, and litigation.