About the Scholarship

MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program

MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program was started in 1989, this scholarship always supports law students, who are good in academic and cannot pursue high education due to the financial issue.

The number of scholarship is not fixed it depends on the number of eligible students and also the availability of students.

This scholarship provides 5-15 awards to those students who are eligible, The amount is $5,000.

This scholarship is applicable to only those students who want to apply for Law and enrolled for full-time.

The evaluation will be done based on the different criteria -

  • Students must be good in academic
  • They have an achievement in extracurricular
  • Student’s financial need

The application form will be available on January 31st, the result will be announced in the summer.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be enrolled full time in an accredited law school.

  • The applicants are reviewed based on their academic and extracurricular achievements and financial need.

  • Must demonstrate commitment to advancing Latino civil rights in their careers.

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