Maxim Smith Social Justice Scholarship-Are you interested in pursuing advanced education in social justice, immigration rights, civil rights, anti-harassment, and gender and women’s studies?
Maxim Smith Social Justice Scholarship
Education is power.
Allison Maxim and Tara Smith want 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 Benefactors
Allison Maxim, J.D., M.A., and Tara Smith are family law attorneys working in St. Paul, MN. Allison and Tara are 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 them to “pay it forward,” to those students who are as committed to justice and civil rights as they are.
The award is granted two times per year and is not needs-based. 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 awards; one per semester to different students. The award recipient will be notified of their selection by December 31st, 2021 for Spring Semester.
The current scholarship deadline is November 30th, 2021, for Spring Semester.
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 January 31st (for Spring Semester 2022).