MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) strives to implement programs that are structured to bring Latinos into the mainstream of American political and socio-economic life; providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future.

Current Opportunities for MALDEF

MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 15, 2024
Description: 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 5-10 law school scholarships of $5,000 each to deserving law students from throughout the nation.

DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: June 01, 2024
Description: MALDEF now offers a scholarship to support the nation’s college and graduate student leaders who have been outstanding advocates for the DREAM Act and all immigrant rights.

Contact Information

634 S. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014