The northwest chapter of LERA is committed to supporting future professionals in the area of labor and employment relations.

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University of Washington’s Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Scholarship

Congratulations to Elizabeth Gao,
our 2021-22 Scholarship Recipient!

Gao is a current undergraduate in the class of 2023, who is working on a double major in sociology and law, societies and justice.

Northwest LERA funds an annual $1,000 scholarship for graduate or undergraduate students pursuing a career in the field of labor and/or labor management at the University of Washington’s Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies. The deadline to apply for each academic year is generally in late May. For more information and for a list of previous recipients, visit: https://labor.washington.edu/lera.

For details and application information, visit: https://labor.washington.edu/lera

Recent Recipients

  • Thomas Kaplan, 2020
  • Erica Chavez Santos, 2019

Conference Scholarships

To encourage and promote student attendance, the northwest chapter offers a significantly discounted student rate for its annual conference. Scholarships to attend are considered with limitation and under special circumstances; a valid student email address is required. Please contact the Conference Registrar, registrar@nwchapterlera.org to inquire.