MALDEF Law School Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

December 31

Awarded By

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)

Award Amount

Up to $7,000 annually, non-renewable.


The number of awards offered varies annually. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.

Additional Information

Scholarships will be awarded to students based upon three primary factors: demonstrated involvement in and commitment to serving the Latino community through the legal profession; academic and professional achievement; and financial need. *Please Note: MALDEF has serious reservations about the predictive ability of LSAT scores; therefore, while applicants may opt to provide the LSDAS Report, MALDEF will not weigh the LSAT score heavily in choosing scholarship recipients.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a cur ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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