Max J. Madrid Law Diversity Scholarship

$10,000

January 28, 2023

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Applicants must be from a diverse background that historically has been underrepresented within the legal profession and must be in their first or second year of law school to apply.
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    Must be able to show strong academic achievement in college and, if applicable, in the first year of law school; Demonstrated leadership qualities with employment and/or community service experience; Demonstrated excellence in research and communication skills, including written and oral; Compelling statement of the applicant’s desire and the ability to overcome obstacles; Commitment or demonstrated desire to practice law in the state of New Mexico; and
    The student must be in good standing, and the chosen law school must be ABA-accredited.

    For an application to be considered complete and reviewed, it must include all of the following:

    Application must include a personal statement of 500 to 700 words addressing eligibility and the selection criteria; A current resume showing applicant’s education, job history, and community involvement; A five to ten page writing sample, unedited by any third party, preferably on a law topic; Transcripts (official or unofficial) from undergraduate and graduate or law programs; and two academic, professional and/or employment references with full contact information.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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