Washington State Association for Justice Past Presidents’ Scholarship

🏆 Available: 1
💰 $7,500
⏳ 03/17

Last year this scholarship received 30 applicant(s). $7,500 was awarded to 2 applicant(s).

Scholarship 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. Winner 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • For residents of the following states: Washington
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Driver’s license required

How To Apply

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Donor: Washington State Association for Justice

The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) is the oldest and largest civil justice advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest. We work with Washington’s top law firms, attorneys, legal professionals, and consumer groups to protect the legal rights of wronged consumers, injured citizens, patients, and workers.