Diversity Scholarship Program

The Maynard Nexsen Diversity Scholarship Program illustrates the firm’s commitment to diversity inside our walls and in the legal profession as a whole. We have an obligation to promote diversity by providing more and better opportunities to deserving law school students.

In 2008, Maynard Nexsen launched the Maynard Nexsen Diversity Scholarship Program. The scholarship is awarded to two underrepresented or diverse law students who are enrolled at an ABA accredited law school. The program recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship and a paid summer associate position. Since the inception of the scholarship program, we have awarded 46 scholarships at a total investment of $150,000.

These scholarships go to underrepresented or diverse law students planning careers in South or North Carolina and our hope is to:

Download a copy of the 1L scholarship application.

Application Open

December 1, 2023

Application Submission Deadline

January 16, 2023


January 23, 2023 - February 3, 2023

Learn more about our Diversity Scholarship recipients from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2021

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