- Just completed junior year of high school in Lea County, New Mexico
- Be a resident of Lea County for two complete and consecutive academic years prior to applying (i.e., entire sophomore year through entire junior year)
- Continue to be a Lea County resident through graduation from high school
- Be a U.S. citizen; either natural-born U.S. citizen or naturalized U.S. citizen
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 JF Maddox Foundation or the Maddox, Holloman & Moran Law Firm; and dependents or family members of the Selection Committee are not eligible.