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?
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.
23607 Highway 99, Suite 2C
Edmonds, WA 98026