Since MALDEF's founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students.
MALDEF LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
MALDEF has always sought to support law students who seek to further MALDEF's mission of advancing the civil rights of the Latino community in the United States through the legal profession. In recent years, MALDEF has annually awarded 5-15 law school scholarships of $5,000 each to deserving law students from throughout the nation..
DOWNLOAD THE LIST OF MALDEF'S 2014-2013 LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS HERE!
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 2015-2016 Law School Scholarship Application is due Monday, February 1, 2016. Students will be notified of the results in the summer/fall of 2016.
THE 2015-2016 LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING HERE!