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Paralegal / Court Reporting Scholarships

Here are some of the Paralegal / Court Reporting scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Maria Stahl Court Reporting Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates excellence, persistence and dedication in court reporting studies, especially through adversity.

Other Majors Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Other Majors Application

Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation Pre-Law Scholarship

Two $2,000 scholarships for students with hemophilia pursuing pre-law study. Write by mail for more information.

Imagine America High School Scholarship

The Imagine America Foundation created its Imagine America High School Scholarship Program in 1998 to help provide scholarships for high school students. This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States. Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship!

Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. All applicants must be: Pursuing a degree in pre-law or paralegal studies, or; Working towards their J.D. in any concentration related to the law. SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY All applicants for the Scholarship must meet the following criteria: You must be a citizen of the United States. You must demonstrate plans to enroll for admission‚ or have proof of current full-time enrollment at an accredited institution. If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school‚ you may still apply‚ but the scholarship will not be released without proof of acceptance and enrollment. Your GPA must meet a minimum score of 3.0. The recipient must provide the following documents in order to be considered eligible: A transcript reflecting the student’s current academic standing, including a minimum GPA of at least 3.0. Proof of admission and enrollment at an accredited institution of higher education. Applications submitted by email should be sent to Jeff Reiff at scholarships@reiffandbily.com. Emailed applications should contain the subject, “Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship 2015” Paper applications should be mailed to: Reiff and Bily Attn: Jeffrey Reiff 1125 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Scholarship Award Program

Over $1,700,000 in tuition scholarships are being offered in both degree and diploma programs to Florida high school graduates. These scholarships are available in such diverse specialties as business administration, electronic engineering technology, drafting and computer assisted design, secretarial, fashion merchandising and design, accounting, cartooning/illustration, court reporting, professional mariner, culinary arts, hospitality management, private investigation, nail and skin care technology, respiratory therapy technician, travel and tourism, cosmetology, video film production and recording arts, automotive service technology, photography, industrial design technology, music and video business, allied health administration, air conditioning and refrigeration technology, paralegal studies, interior design, therapeutic massage, rescue and advanced open water diving, cardiovascular technologist, visual communication, medical or dental assisting and other business, health care and technical/career fields.

National Federation of Paralegal Associations/Thomson Reuters Scholarship

You must be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited paralegal education program or college level program with an emphasis in paralegal studies to be considered for this scholarship. Submit 4 copies of your application and 4 copies of each of the following documents: a) A letter of recommendation from the director of your paralegal education program, an instructor from your paralegal education program, or an employer; b) Your current official transcript from the paralegal program you are attending, showing at least a B average. One of the four “copies” must be an original – the other three can be photocopies. High school transcripts are acceptable only if you have not completed a college semester; c) A double-spaced paper, not exceeding four pages, on the following topic: What are the advantages or disadvantages of a state adopting a program similar to the Limited License Legal Technician program adopted in Washington State? Would this conflict with current paralegal roles or discourage employers from hiring paralegals? Why or why not?

The d’Oliveira & Associates College Scholarship

The d’Oliveira & Associates College Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship opportunity available to students pursuing college degrees or certifications in law school, paralegal studies‚ legal assistant studies‚ court reporting, or any other law-related field from community colleges‚ technical schools, or business schools in the United States. Applicant Eligibility Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen Must hold a high school diploma or GED equivalent Must either attend or plan to enroll at a college or university, community college, technical school, or business school Must be either pursuing a college degree, law school degree, certification in paralegal studies, legal assistant studies, court reporting, or another law-related field. About the Award: The d’Oliveira & Associates College Student Scholarship is to be used solely for school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be written payable directly to the award recipient’s college or school to cover these expenses.

Legal Leaders Scholarship

The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law. Eligibility Applicants must meet the following criteria: - Must be a U.S. citizen. - Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education. - Must demonstrate admission and plans to enroll, or proof of current enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education. *If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school, you may still apply, but the scholarship will not be released without proof of acceptance and enrollment. - Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award recipient shall provide the following documentation to obtain the scholarship: - A transcript reflecting the student’s current standing with a 3.0 GPA. - Proof of admission and enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education. - The Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s university or college to cover these expenses.

NCRA Student Intern Scholarship

Criteria for NCRF's Student Intern Scholarship 1. The nominee must be a current NCRA student member. 2. The nominee must be an intern in any of the three career paths: judicial (official and freelance), CART, and captioning. 3. The nominee must be enrolled in an NCRA Certified Court Reporter Training Program. 4. Any student that has been in his/her school’s intern program in the past 12 months is eligible. 5. The nominee in a judicial court reporting program must have passed at least one of the program’s Q & A tests at a minimum of 190 words per minute. 6. The nominee in a CART or captioning program must have passed at least one of the program’s literary tests at a minimum of 160 words per minute. 7. The nominee must have a grade point average of at least a 3.5 overall, based on a 4.0 standard or equivalent. 8. The nominee must have a demonstrated need for financial assistance. 9. The nominee must possess all the qualities exemplified by a professional court reporter, including professional attitude, demeanor, dress, and motivation. 10. The nominee must agree to participate in NCRA’s Mentors Program. Information may be found at http://www.ncraonline.org/EducCertification/VMP/. 11. All criteria must be confirmed and verified by the submitting program.

Moses and Rooth 2015 Paralegal Scholarship

This scholarship is for incoming and current students participating in a paralegal studies program. Applicants must hold a 3.0 or higher GPA and be U.S. citizens. In order to apply applicants will be required to write a short introduction (100-200 words) telling us who you are, why you are applying for the scholarship, your interests, or anything that makes you special and an essay (300-600) answering the question of: “How do you see social media affecting the practice of law?" Essay must be emailed to paralegalscholarship@mosesandrooth.com Subject line: “Entry for The Moses and Rooth Paralegal Scholarship” or included in the online form at https://www.mosesandrooth.com/2015-paralegal-scholarship/. Please include your name and contact information within the email. MUST be a legal US resident. Unofficial Transcript: Provide an unofficial transcript of your current academic status. If you are a high school student, please provide an unofficial high school transcript. During the selection process you may be contacted to verify your academic status with an official transcript. You then must mail an official, unopened transcript to ultimately confirm previously sent academic status. Please do not initially send the official copies. All application materials must be emailed no later than the deadline date. Materials received later will be rejected, resulting in disqualification.

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