KATE SEABRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP
The Korean American Bar Association of Washington (KABA) announces the Kate Seabright Scholarship. This scholarship provides at least $3,040 to one law student attending law school in Washington State who demonstrates commitment to advocating for mental health awareness, promoting volunteerism, and increasing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
This scholarship will be awarded in the memory and honor of Kate Seabright. Funding for the scholarship is made possible through donations from Kate’s parents, Mike Seabright and Margaret Ahn Seabright, and her law firm, Fox Rothschild LLP.
Kate was a leader in the legal profession and in her law firm, dedicated to serving the Asian American legal community, and unwavering in her support of marginalized communities. Above all, Kate was an incredibly compassionate young woman, whose kindness and integrity will always be remembered.
This scholarship application is open to any law student in good standing at any of the three law schools in Washington State.
The following materials should be delivered electronically as Microsoft Word documents to Paige Hardy (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 5:00 pm (PST) on APRIL 30, 2019.
Application Form: (click here)
How do you demonstrate your commitment to factors detailed below under the selection criteria? (500-700 words)
How will you use these funds to advance your professional goals and the legal profession? (300 words)
The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the Kate Seabright Scholarship Committee, which is composed of Kate’s parents, an attorney from Fox Rothschild LLP, and a board member from KABA.
The following factors will be considered holistically in the selection process:
Commitment to volunteerism, working towards diversity and inclusion efforts to improve the legal profession, and/or advocating for mental health awareness;
Commitment or interest in serving the Korean American or Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) legal community;
Professional goals and advancement in legal profession; and
All application materials must be received by 5:00 pm (PST) on April 30, 2019.
Interviews will take place on May 15, 2019.
Recipient will be notified by May 24, 2019.
The scholarship recipient will receive an acceptance letter. All other applicants will receive email notification that they were not selected. The scholarship recipient will be asked to provide a short statement (approximately 500 words) detailing their continued commitment to volunteerism, diversity and inclusion within the legal profession, and/or mental health advocacy as a future attorney to be published on the KABA website. A photo will also be requested from the scholarship recipient to be posted on the KABA website.