The Court of Seattle Organization dba The Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle & The Olympic and Rainier Empire is a 501(c)(3) non profit social/charitable organization whose purpose is to provide funds and services to other non-profits within the Gay and Lesbian Community of Seattle and King County Washington. These funds are raised throughout the year by various fundraisers and donations from individuals and corporate sponsorships. The Court of Seattle annually provides the to deserving high school or post high school undergraduates who reside in the state of Washington. We believe that by encouraging the pursuit of post high school educational goals we are helping tomorrow's individuals develop their potential and thus further enhance our community. The long-range purpose of these scholarships is to enhance self-esteem, recognize diversity, support personal development and acknowledge and support sensitivity and acceptance of human rights. For this reason, preference will be given to LGBTQA students.