Stokes Lawrence to Offer 1L Diversity Scholarships

Apr 17, 2017

Stokes Lawrence is pleased to offer three $1,500 tuition scholarships to first year students from diverse backgrounds; one at each of the three law schools in the State of Washington. Our goals is to promote opportunities within the profession and to encourage a dialogue around the issue of diversity in the work place.

Criteria: The Diversity Scholarships are open to all first year law students of diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated promise for a successful career in law and are committed to community involvement.

Application: Applicants will submit a current resume and a personal essay of no more than 1000 words with the following content:

  • description of his or her thoughts on diversity and/or how diversity has played a role so far in his or her life
  • description of his or her community involvement

Materials must be submitted to the appropriate law school no later than April 28, 2017. Please direct questions to diversity@stokeslaw.com.

Scholarship recipients will be announced by May 5, 2017.

All applicants for the scholarship will be invited to a reception at the Stokes Lawrence law offices in Seattle on May 18, 2017.