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

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.