$1,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
96
Days
March 17 2019
Application Deadline
2
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) created the WSAJ Past President's 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. Applications must be postmarked on or before March 17, 2017.

Amount Details

$7,500
Low Amount Awarded
$2,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Washington
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Law/Legal Services

How to Apply

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Contact Anita Yandle
Scholarship Coordinator
anita@washingtonjustice.org
Tel: 206-464-1011 Address 1809 7th Ave
Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101