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Hispanic Bar Association (HBA) of Orange County Wally Davis Memorial Legal Scholarship Fund

Deadline: November 18, 2016


The Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to Orange County Latino students who are presently attending law school and who have demonstrated involvement in the Latino Community. The Scholarship Fund was named in honor of Wallace (Wally) R. Davis, one of the first Hispanic attorneys in Orange County. He rose to the highest ranks in the legal profession, co-founding the HBA and championing the struggles of the Latino community. By assisting young Latino law students, this scholarship is awarded to those who would follow in his footsteps.

Eligible students must be current 1- or 2-L law students of Latino origin and involved in the Latino community. Priority will be given to students with significant ties to Orange County. Scholarships are open to students regardless of immigration status.

A maximum of four (4) scholarships will be awarded and a maximum of $20,000.00 will be distributed among the scholarship winners.

Application form available online at