Thursday, April 21, 2016

Stokes Lawrence Diversity Scholarships

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. The goal 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 1,000 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 Dean Deming ( no later than April 22, 2016. Please direct questions to

Scholarship recipients will be announced by April 29, 2016.

All applicants for the scholarships will be invited to a reception at the Stokes Lawrence law offices in Seattle on May 18, 2016.