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Support Huerta Scholars 2021

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Support Huerta Scholars

Support the next generation of Native lawyers!

The Huerta Scholarship provides vital support to Native law students attending the University of Arizona College of Law. Native students can realize their dreams of attending law school thanks to the support of Huerta Scholarship donors like you!

The Huerta Scholarship was established in 2014 in honor of Judge Lawrence Huerta. Judge Huerta, a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, was the first Native American student to graduate from University of Arizona Law (class of ’53) and be licensed to practice law in Arizona. Throughout his illustrious career, Judge Huerta worked tirelessly to increase access to education, promote tribal self-determination and lead Native nation building efforts.

Your gift provides vital support and reduces the stress of starting law school by helping students pay for tuition, moving expenses, books and other expenses related to starting law school.

Please support the next generation of Huerta Scholars, Native law students who are passionate about championing the tribal sovereignty and Indigenous human rights. The disruption and financial hardship students continue to face because of COVID-19 make your support more important than ever.

Invest in the success of Native law students by donating to the Huerta Scholarship on #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, November 30, 2021!

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20 Year IPLP Anniversary

Donate $20 in honor of the 20-year anniversary of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program.


Class of '53

Give $53 to commemorate the year Judge Huerta graduated from University of Arizona Law.


Class of 2024

Demonstrate your support of Native law students by giving $139, representing the new Arizona Law JD and Advanced JD students in the Class of 2024!



Help support the next generation of Native lawyers by donating $275 to help cover the cost of a student’s first law school textbook!


Bear Down and Suit Up

Help the new class of Native law students with a gift of $500 to help cover the cost of their first interview outfit!


Federally Recognized Tribes

Give a gift of $573, representing the 573 federally recognized tribes in the United States.


Tech Support

Make a $1,000 gift to support a student's purchase of a new laptop or iPad for all of their virtual studies!


Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Give $1,978 in honor of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe gaining federal recognition in 1978.


Huerta Living Legacy

Honor the living legacy of Judge Huerta and help ensure the future is bright for Indian country! Make a donation of $2,024 to signify your support for the class of 2024 and the next generation of Native lawyers working to advocate for Indian country.

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