Samuel B. Bassett Scholarship in Labor Relations

Provided by Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies

Established to memorialize long-time Seattle labor lawyer Samuel B. Bassett, this scholarship awards $5,500 to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in labor relations. Samuel Bassett (1896-1971) was a Seattle plaintiffs lawyer who practiced with George Vandeveer from 1924-1942 and represented the Industrial Workers of the World, the Joint Council of Teamsters, No. 28 and other Teamster locals, as well as many civil rights and civil liberties cases. Scholarship winners must demonstrate high academic achievement and be enrolled for Autumn Quarter of the upcoming academic year.
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2014 - 2015
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