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Max J. Madrid Law Diversity Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
    $10,000
  • Application Deadline
    January 28, 2022
  • Number Of Awards
    1
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    500 Fourth Street NW
    Suite 1000
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    susanh@modrall.com
  • Website Address
    http://www.modrall.com
  • 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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