The Douglas R. Nash Native American Law Scholarship

A three-year, full-tuition scholarship will be awarded to an admitted student who is an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe.  The recipient will demonstrate a commitment to Native issues, academic achievement and promise.

Native Americans have one of the smallest bars in the nation, and Seattle University School of Law is committed to increasing the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students who attend law school.

The deadline is February 1st. Candidates must submit the entire JD application through LSAC and are required to provide an additional, two-page statement discussing their commitment to and involvement in Native American law issues by February 1 to be considered for the scholarship. Applicants are also highly encouraged to provide a letter of support from a tribal elder. The additional statement and tribal elder letter should be submitted directly to the Office of Admission at: