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Scholarships

The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation offers scholarships and bar study grants to Hispanic law students. First, second, and third-year students are eligible to apply. The deadline for applications is February 7, 2025, and decisions will be announced in early April 2025.

Supporting Academic Excellence and Legal Aspirations


At the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation (DHLF), we firmly believe in the transformative power of education and are dedicated to supporting the next generation of legal professionals. Our scholarship program is designed to alleviate the financial burden on law students and enable them to focus on their studies and career goals. We award scholarships on the basis of merit and financial need to encourage and support students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to serving the community.


Eligibility

Our scholarships are open to:

  • First-Year Law Students: Applicants who have applied to begin law school in the following year.

  • Second-Year Law Students: Students who will be in their second year of law school in the following year.

  • Third-Year Law Students and Beyond: Students who will graduate in the following year or later.


Important Dates


  • Application Deadline: February 7, 2025

  • Decision Announcement: Early April 2025

  • Submission: All applications must be fully completed and submitted by 11:59 PM CST on February 7, 2025. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Additional Information
  • Unified Application: A single application can be used for both the Scholarship/Bar Study Grant and Judicial Internship Programs. If you are applying for both opportunities, ensure all application materials are submitted by the earliest deadline.

  • Work at Your Own Pace: The application platform allows you to save your progress, so you can take your time, ensure your application is comprehensive, and submit it when ready.


Questions?

For any queries or further information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at scholarships@dallasfoundation.org.


The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within the legal profession through financial support and opportunities for Hispanic law students. We look forward to supporting your educational journey and helping you achieve your legal career aspirations.

How to apply

Student Life

1

Create an account

Click the link provided below or visit www.dallasfoundation.org, navigate to “Scholarships,” then to “Scholarship Listing,” and select “Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship.”

 

If you are a new applicant, you will need to create an account by clicking “Register” and then selecting “Scholarship Applicant” under Portal Access. 

 

Complete all required fields, and you will receive an email confirmation once your registration is successful.

2

Login to portal

Log in to the portal: Using the username and password you selected, navigate to Scholarship Funds. Locate the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship & Bar Study or Internship, click the link, then enter the access code provided.

 

Since this scholarship and/or internship is reserved ONLY for a specific student, you must enter the access code provided on the Dallas Foundation's website in the "Please enter the password" box.

3

Complete application

After entering the code, the scholarship description will appear, and you can begin filling out your application. It's crucial to use the access code and complete the application specifically for the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship to ensure eligibility.

A single application can be used for both the Scholarship/Bar Study Grant and Judicial Internship Programs. If you are applying for both opportunities, ensure all application materials are submitted by the earliest deadline.

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