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George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: September 16, 2016 [2019 information not currently available]


We are seeking candidates who will contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the legal community and who have a demonstrated desire to work, live, and eventually practice law in Seattle or Portland. The candidates' academic achievements and record of leadership abilities, community service, and involvement in community issues will be taken into consideration. Candidates must be second year students in good standing at an ABA accredited law school. Candidates in four year joint degree programs will be considered after their third year.

Please visit for more information on how to apply.

To apply, please provide the following materials:

  • Cover letter including a statement indicating eligibility to participate
  • Resume
  • Current copy of law school transcript
  • Legal writing sample
  • List of two or three professional or academic references

Award: $7,500 scholarship