Declaration of Financial Need
(Due January 6, 2014)
Please keep checking our website for the updated Alena Suazo Scholarship Application and Criteria
(Due January 6, 2014)
LBAWSF OVERVIEW AND MISSION:
The Latina/o Bar Association of Washington Scholarship Foundation (LBAWSF) was established in 2001. Its chartered purpose is to encourage the education of Latino students, particularly through providing scholarships to Latino law students.
To carry out this mission, LBAWSF encourages and accepts contributions from individuals, business entities, LBAW and nonprofit organizations. LBAWSF welcomes the financial support to further its goal of assisting deserving law school students meet the challenge of funding a law school education.
The LBAWSF aims to provide scholarships each year to deserving law students from each of the three law schools in the State of Washington. Recent scholarships have included both cash scholarships of at least $1,000 or a bar prep course for third year law students. Scholarships are awarded each January at the annual LBAW Gala. Scholarship applicants are selected based upon their application, personal statement and declaration of financial need.
We are now accepting applications for the 2013 LBAWSF Scholarship!! To complete the scholarship application, click here. A declaration of financial need must also be completed. Links to the application and declaration of financial need are also located at the top of this page.
Please note applications must be received for this year's LBAWSF scholarship by January 6, 2014, and should be emailed to Patty Lally at . Contact Patty for more information at (206) 850-9993.
ALENA SUAZO SCHOLARSHIP:
The Alena Suazo scholarship is awarded to a law student committed to social justice work. Please provide a personal statement, no longer than 5 double-spaced pages, describing your reasons for attending law school and experiences working with marginalized communities and/or fighting injustice and oppression.
Click here to download the application.
The Alena Suazo scholarship award will be $3000. The recipient will be announced at the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington (LBAW) awards dinner, to be held on January 31, 2014. Scholarship recipients at the banquet will be guests of LBAW. A special stipend will be given to defray costs for recipients who must travel from schools across the state to attend the banquet.
Please note applications must be received for this year's scholarship by January 6, 2014, and should be emailed to email@example.com or addressed to Alena Suazo Memorial Scholarship, c/o La Rond Baker, 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 630, Seattle, WA 98164. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.