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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.

Maria Stahl Court Reporting Scholarship

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

Robert and Frances Fullerton Scholarship

Provides an award to a student pursuing a paralegal or law degree upon graduation. The most recent award was $1,900.

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

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?

Naqvi Scholarship

Requirements for the Naqvi Scholarship This scholarship is judged primarily on need basis, but does not exclude achievement standards. The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by March 31. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applications for scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or high school graduate from the state of Nevada. You must be seeking a law oriented degree. A student aid report showing income status of your household must be attached for application to be considered. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. A transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for application to be considered. This scholarship is a one time scholarships worth $2,000. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application. This scholarship is available at Naqvilaw.com/scholarship-application

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.

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.

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.

Herold and Retta Reuss Public Safety Scholarship

The Herold and Retta Reuss Public Safety Scholarship is awarded to one or more Marshall High School or Marshall Alternative High School graduates, previous recipients or Marshall area residents who are pursuing a career in the Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services, or other related fields, such as but not limited to, Fireman, Policeman, Legal Secretary or Dispatcher. Qualifying applicants must demonstrate the drive and ability to be successful in pursuing a college education and/or a certification process in the fields aforementioned. Financial need may be a deciding factor. MinimumGPA not required.Students must complete the application for scholarships administered by the Marshall Community Foundation. This Application can be downloaded from the Scholarship page at the Foundation website, www.marshallcf.org, or contact the Foundation Office at 269.781.2273 or info@marshallcf.orgEssay Questions: What field have you chosen to pursue in your studies? What made you decide to pursue this career? How do you hope to impact the community around you?Recommendation Letters: Two required- one from high school educator/administrator or employer and one from an adult member of the community (not a family member).Financial Criteria: Yes, please complete financial aid information and return with scholarship application.GPA: N/A

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

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