Washington State Association for Justice/Washington State Association for Justice Past Presidents' Scholarship

DEADLINE: March 17, 2017 (Applications must be postmarked on or before this date.) The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) created the WSAJ Past Presidents- Scholarship Fund in 1991. One $7,500 scholarship will be awarded in 2017. Winners must have: 1. Demonstrated academic achievement and planned advancement toward a degree in an institution of higher learning. 2. A documented need for financial assistance. 3. A history of achievement despite having been a victim of injury or overcoming a disability, handicap, or similar challenge. 4. A record of commitment to helping people in need or protecting the rights of injured persons. 5. A plan or commitment to apply your education toward helping people. 6. Residency in Washington State. 7. High school seniors only. Application for this scholarship must be made as follows. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered. 1. Send a letter (written by the student/applicant) to the scholarship committee describing the qualifications of the applicant and explaining the reasons why s/he feels they deserve the scholarship. 2. Include: -All high school and community college academic transcripts; -Name, address, and telephone number of two (2) references, at least one of which must be outside of the school environment (please do not submit more than two); -Brief written financial statement indicating what resources are available to the applicant and why this scholarship is necessary to fund the applicant's college education (copies of FAFSA are acceptable); -Name, address, telephone number and email (if they have one) of the applicant; -Any other documentation the applicant wishes to attach in support of their qualifications and; -Completed -Application Checklist- form.

Award Information

Award Amount
$7,500
Number of Awards
1
Application Deadline
March 17
Available to Class Level
Freshmen
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
Washington
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Law/Legal Services,
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarship Coordinator
Washington State Association for Justice
Address
1809 7th Ave Suite 1500
City, State, Zip
Seattle, WA , 98101
Telephone
(206) 464-1011
E-mail
anita@washingtonjustice.org
Website
Website

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