Funds by Category: School of Law
School of Law
Beyond financial aid packages, most law students need additional support for academic success. Costs for experiential programs, tutors, prep programs, externships, fellowships, competitions, and more are met with gifts made to support these essential experiences.
Meeting need-based financial aid requirements for students is our number one priority. Each year, this general fund helps over 300 students of all types to succeed in and to stay in law school. In many cases, these awards help us to compete for our own New Mexico residents — keeping them in New Mexico, where... Read more »
These gifts honor the law school’s tradition of quickly and supportively responding to pressing and immediate needs. Most often, these are real needs that arise for our students that go beyond financial aid or the classroom. These needs cannot be met by using gifts, funds or grants whose use is narrowly restricted to a particular... Read more »
The Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund was created to support Navajo Students at UNM enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Law who have demonstrated a commitment to assist their community after graduation. Your gift will help support these students in their academic journeys and honor Judith’s legacy
Endowed funds are invested and provide incremental spendable income each year and build resources for the future. If this two-pronged approach of supporting law students now and in the future means the most to you, please consider a gift to this endowed scholarship fund.
The School of Law has been deeply affected by the loss of alumni and students to suicide in recent years. We feel it is essential to provide our students with self-care skills during their time in law school to take into practice with them. This fund will provide funding for students’ mental health services, including... Read more »
Provides funding restricted in use for student scholarships that allow us to recruit and retain Native American applicants, from New Mexico and around the country, and to support their legal education needs.