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 SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCE GUIDE - 2017-2018
The MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.
DOWNLOAD MALDEF'S SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCE GUIDE FOR THE 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR!
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..
VIEW THE LIST OF MALDEF'S 2015-2016 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 2016-2017 Law School Scholarship Application is due Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Students will be notified of the results in the summer/fall of 2017.
THE 2016-2017 LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING HERE!