Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association (WADA) intends to award at least one scholarship of $2000 to a law student who has a disability and shown commitment to helping promote meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities throughout the legal profession.
2022-2023 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
In order to apply for the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association’s Scholarship, please submit the following materials:
1. An essay (500 words or less)
a. Tell us about your experience with disability or the disability community, and
b. Explain why you are attending law school and what you envision as your future as an attorney or with your law degree
2. Your GPA and resume (feel free to include a statement if you want to explain any issues with the GPA);
3. Two letters of recommendation (from persons not related to you);
Submit the application and all supporting materials by June 30th, 2022, to the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association at email@example.com with “SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” in the subject line. Decisions will be made by August 11, 2022. Applicants grant unrestricted right to reproduce, publish, modify (not substantively alter), transmit, and otherwise use submitted materials. Please contact Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association for any questions or more information.
WADA is a minority bar association serving as the voice of attorneys and law students with disabilities in the state of Washington. It is non-profit and tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). WADA’s mission is to promote the meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities throughout the legal profession; to eliminate the barriers to inclusion in the legal profession experienced by people with disabilities; and to promote the careers and professional development of WADA’s membership through mentorship, networking, alliances, and cultivation of a strong and vibrant community.