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The Loren Miller Bar Foundation provides the Philip L. Burton Memorial Scholarship to deserving third-year law students of African/African-American descent and/or law students who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving the African-American community. The scholarship funds are provided expressly to offset the recipient’s Washington State Bar Exam preparation course expenses. The amount of the award varies from year to year.


The scholarship committee will evaluate the information provided by each applicant in order to determine the recipients of the scholarship.  The Scholarship Application Deadline is April 8th, 2024. The application should be mailed or emailed with confirmation of receipt to the contact listed on the application.

The Loren Miller Bar Association also provides a scholarship for undergraduates seeking to apply to law school. The Hon. Donald D. Haley LSAT Scholarship provides a grant for students to use to pay for the LSAT or toward a preparatory course or program. The Judge Haley LSAT Scholarship is available year-round. For more information and application details, please send an email to

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