Education is power.
Allison Maxim, founder and managing partner of Maxim Law, wants to empower future generations by offering two scholarships to motivated and committed students interested in pursuing advanced education in social justice, immigration rights, civil rights, anti-harassment, and gender and women’s studies. One scholarship will be awarded prior to fall and spring semesters.
Meet Your Benefactor
Allison Maxim, J.D., M.A., is a family law attorney working in St. Paul, MN. With her master’s degree in psychology and a law degree, Allison helps families involved in international and interstate divorce, as well as many other areas of family law. Allison is committed to the advancement of students interested in pursuing degrees in areas that support social justice and the causes such advocacy supports. Offering scholarships allows Allison to “pay it forward,” to those students who are as committed to justice and civil rights as she is.
The Maxim Law Scholarship is awarded two times per year. This is not a needs-based scholarship. Applicants must:
- Be accepted into an accredited college in the United States
- Be interested in pursuing a college degree in social justice, immigration rights, civil rights, anti-harassment, gender, and women’s studies, or other programs that advance justice for all people
The scholarship provides two $500 scholarship awards; one per semester to different students. The scholarship award recipient will be notified of their selection by August 31, 2018, for fall semester 2018 and by December 31, 2018, for Spring Semester 2019.
The current scholarship deadlines are July 1, 2018, for Fall Semester 2018, and November 1, 2018, for Spring Semester 2019.
To apply, please complete our online application. All application materials must be received by the deadlines in order to be considered for the scholarship. Awards will be announced by August 31, 2018 (for fall semester 2018) and December 31, 2018 (for Spring Semester 2019).
Any taxes on scholarships are the responsibility of the award recipient. By accepting the scholarship, the winner agrees to allow Maxim Law to use their name and essay to announce the scholarship award. The Maxim Law Scholarship is non-renewable and former recipients are not eligible to receive the scholarship. The scholarship is provided by Maxim Law, PLLC. Click here to learn more about Maxim Law’s areas of practice.