Max J. Madrid Law Diversity Scholarship

Awarded By:

UC Davis School of Law

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be in your first or second year of law school
  2. Must be from a diverse background that historically has been underrepresented within the legal profession

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: To advance the goals of diversity and inclusion within the legal profession, Modrall Sperling has established the Max J. Madrid Law Diversity Scholarship. The scholarship provides tuition assistance toward an awardee’s second or third year of law school. Persons in their first or second year of law school may apply if they are from a diverse background that historically has been underrepresented within the legal profession. Modrall Sperling is dedicated to fostering an environment that embraces differences, promotes equality, and engenders mutual respect and inclusion where everyone has the opportunity to excel. To be eligible for the Max J. Madrid Law Diversity Scholarship, applicants must: demonstrate strong academic achievement in college and, if applicable, in the first year of law school; demonstrate leadership qualities with employment and/or community service experience; demonstrate excellence in research and communication skills, including written and oral; make a compelling statement of the applicant’s desire and the ability to overcome obstacles; attend an ABA-accredited law school; and plan to practice law in the state of New Mexico.

Application requirements for the Max J. Madrid Law Diversity Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
Additional Information:

Award Amount: Chosen applicant will receive $10,000  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, January 28, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, January 28, 2023

Applications must be submitted by e-mail to Regina Torrez, [email protected] The deadline for receipt of applications for the scholarship is January 28th. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. No incomplete/late submissions will be accepted.
About UC Davis School of Law:
Contact Information: Regina Torez,
Address: One Shields Avenue Davis, California

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