The SDLRLA Scholarship Fund is an independent, non‐profit corporation created by the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association to carry out educational and scholarship activities. The SDLRLA Scholarship Fund scholarships are not limited to persons of a Latino/Latina background, instead the scholarships are awarded to law students from a variety of backgrounds who have contributed to the betterment of the Latino community. The recipients of the scholarships are law students who have met criteria of community service, financial need, hardship and academic achievement.
San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund provides two different types of scholarships:
Since 2007, SDLRLA Scholarship Fund has provided law students who meet the above criteria with scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each October at the Annual Awards and Gala Dinner.
Since 2011, SDLRLA Scholarship Fund has provided soon-to-be grads with Bar Stipend scholarships, in order to ease the financial burden on during study for the Bar Examination. These scholarships typically range from $500 to $1,000.