ASEWU president earns Gonzaga’s Thomas More scholarship

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CloseASEWU President Dante Tyler sits on top of a bulldog on the Gonzaga campus. Tyler was recently offered the Thomas More Scholarship, a three-year, $121,500 Gonzaga Law scholarship, as long as Tyler fulfills program requirements each year.Courtesy of Dante Tyler’s Facebook page.ASEWU President Dante Tyler sits on top of a bulldog on the Gonzaga campus. Tyler was recently offered the Thomas More Scholarship, a three-year, $121,500 Gonzaga Law scholarship, as long as Tyler fulfills program requirements each year.Courtesy of Dante Tyler’s Facebook page.Courtesy of Dante Tyler’s Facebook page.ASEWU President Dante Tyler sits on top of a bulldog on the Gonzaga campus. Tyler was recently offered the Thomas More Scholarship, a three-year, $121,500 Gonzaga Law scholarship, as long as Tyler fulfills program requirements each year.It’s not everyday you see an eagle turn into a bulldog.
ASEWU president and EWU senior Dante Tyler will be attending Gonzaga Law School after he graduates from EWU in June. Tyler has been offered the Thomas More Scholarship.
The Thomas More Scholarship is offered by Gonzaga to about five first-year law students every year. It pays the full cost of tuition and is renewable for all three years of the program, as long as the student fulfills program requirements. The tuition for a Gonzaga law student is $40,500 a year according to the Gonzaga website.
The scholarship is aimed at students wishing to “realize their commitment to serving the public interest through law,” the website reads. While in the program, students are expected to “complete a significant amount of pro bono public service legal work for which they receive no academic credit or compensation.”
“It’s a public interest scholarship,” said Tyler. “The students go there and do a certain amount of community service … You do that for all three years and then right after, part of the deal is you do three …


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