The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship opportunities. Each year, the DHLF awards scholarships to Hispanic 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls in law school, and offers bar study grants to Hispanic graduates. The DHLF also sponsors judicial internships for 1L and 2L students with Dallas-area civil and criminal courts. We invite Hispanic law students at your law school to apply for these opportunities.
As in previous years, we will be using a single application form that students can use for all programs in which they are interested. The application will open January 1, 2021.
Scholarship & Bar Study Guidelines
The following Hispanic law students are eligible to apply for a scholarship : (1) incoming first-year law students who have applied to start law school in 2021, (2) students who will be in their second year in 2021, and (3) third-year law students who will graduate in 2021 or later are all eligible to apply. Completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM CST on February 26, 2021, and decisions will be announced in April 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Judicial Internship Guidelines
The DHLF invites those Hispanic law students who are in the process of completing their first- or second-year classes to apply for the DHLF Judicial Internship Program. Judges from Dallas area civil and criminal courts will be participating. Applicants must have completed first-year law school courses from an accredited law school, including civil procedure, legal research, and legal writing courses. The DHLF grants stipends to the students chosen to participate in the program.
Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of a four-week internship. The internships will commence no earlier than May 17, 2021 and must be completed no later than July 16, 2021. Interns will receive a stipend of approximately $2,000.00 for the four weeks. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM CST, February 26, 2021. Intern selection will be announced by late March, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please note that a single application may be submitted for the Scholarship/Bar Study Grant and Judicial Internship Programs.
How to Apply
You can apply online by accessing the following website for The Dallas Foundation, an organization that assists the DHLF with its awards programs: https://dallasfoundation.spectrumportal.net/#/accounts/signin
Read the instructions on the right-hand side of the page to create an account. The password is: dhlf. (You can also find the link at the following website, www.dallasfoundation.org, then click on “Scholarships” then “Scholarship Listing” then “Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship".) Please note that in order to apply through The Dallas Foundation portal, you will need to create an account by clicking “Register,” then selecting “Scholarship Applicant” under Portal Access. Once you complete and submit all the required information, the system will automatically send you an email confirming your registration.
Using the username and password you selected, navigate to Scholarship Applicant > Find Scholarships. Locate the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship, click the link, then enter the access code dhlf. Once the code is entered, you’ll see the description of the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship and you can begin completing the application. Students should contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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