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2019 Emery Reddy Scholarship for Legal Studies winner Safa Ansari-Bayegan

Emery Reddy Scholarship for Legal Studies

Safa Ansari-Bayegan, UC Berkeley School of Law

Safa Ansari-Bayegan graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy and holds a master's in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is currently a third-year law student at UC Berkeley School of Law. Prior to law school, Safa worked with the Regional Public Defender Office in Lubbock, Texas as a mitigation specialist on a trial level capital defense team. She also worked on post-conviction capital cases with Texas Defender Service in Houston and lethal injection drug research with Reprieve in London. At Berkeley, Safa has participated in the East Bay Community Law Center's Education Advocacy Clinic where she worked with youth caught at the intersection of the juvenile justice and education systems. She is currently a student in Berkeley Law's Death Penalty Clinic, working on behalf of an Alabama death row client. As a second year law student, she was co-president of the Criminal Defense Society and participated in bi-monthly restorative justice circles facilitated by the men inside at San Quentin Prison. Safa spent her summers in law school working at the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta and in the Trial Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. After graduation, she will begin her legal career as a public defender.

2019 Emery Reddy University of Washington Judge William H. Fuld Workers' Rights Scholarship winner Jennifer Aronson

Emery Reddy University of Washington
Judge William H. Fuld Workers’ Rights Advocacy Scholarship

Jennifer Aronson, University of Washington School of Law

Jennifer is a third-year law student at the University of Washington School of Law. During her time at UW, Jennifer has served as a board member and volunteer legal advocate with the Immigrant Family Advocacy Project, as co-president of the Washington Innocence Project Student Chapter, and as Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Law Review. She spent her second-year summer working at the Southern Poverty Law Center in New Orleans. Prior to law school, Jennifer managed a social work research program assisting fellow veteran caregivers at the University of Texas at Austin. She was previously coadjutant of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) program at the Texas Civil Rights Project. As a high school student, Jennifer reached out to the Washington Innocence Project after reading about a case in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. She went on to intern with the clinic for six years.

2020 Scholarship Opportunities

Emery Reddy is proud to announce its fourth annual round of scholarships. Each year we offer financial assistance to students with an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field.

Winning scholarship recipients will be contacted via email.

Legal Studies Scholarship – $2,500

The successful candidate will demonstrate their dedication to the study of law in 500 words or less. We want to hear why each candidate is interested in the study of law.

Requirement:Essay submission
Deadline:November 30, annually
Essay limit:500 words
Award Amount:$2,500

 

Paralegal Studies Scholarship – $500

Emery Reddy will award $500 to each successful applicant from the following schools: Everett Community College, Seattle Central Community College, and Edmonds Community College.

The successful candidates will submit an essay of no more than 500 words that explains why the applicant is interested in pursuing paralegal studies. One winner from each school will be chosen.

The award will be sent directly to the school to assist with the successful applicants’ tuition payments.

Requirement:Essay submission
Deadline:November 30, annually
Essay limit:500 words
Award Amount:$500

 

Workers’ Rights Advocacy Scholarship

Emery Reddy is proud to work with tier 1 academic institutions in extending scholarships to successful applicants who display an interest in advocating on behalf of workers.

Successful candidates will submit an essay of no more than 500 words. The essay will describe their interest in advocating on behalf of workers or discuss a unique experience with workers’ rights issues. The award will be sent directly to the school to assist with the successful applicants’ tuition payments.

Requirement:Essay submission
Deadline:November 30, annually
Essay limit:500 words
Award Amount:Varies

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