(Due December 18, 2015)
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 members, 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 LBAW scholarship fund is managed by the Latino Community Fund of Washington State, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations to the LBAW Scholarship Fund are tax-deductible. If you want to make an online donation to the LBAWSF, please click the link below.
Donate to the LBAW Scholarship Fund (opens a window on the Latino Community Fund website).
The goal of LBAWSF is 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 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 2016 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 the 2016 LBAWSF Scholarship by December 18, 2015, and should be emailed to Malou Chavez at firstname.lastname@example.org.