Eligibility Information

All applicants must have completed their junior year of high school in Lea County, New Mexico, have lived in Lea County for two complete and consecutive academic years prior to applying (i.e., entire sophomore year through entire junior year), and will continue to be a Lea County resident through graduation from high school. Scholarship selections will not be based upon national origin; however, candidates must be either natural-born or naturalized U.S. citizens. Applicants for the Scholarship will be reviewed without regard to applicant’s race, gender, religion, physical condition, or national origin.

Dependents or family members of a director, officer, or employee of the J. F Maddox Foundation or the Maddox, Holloman & Kirksey Law Firm; and dependents or family members of the Selection Committee are not eligible.