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National Court Reporters Association

National Court Reporters Association Student Intern Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
New Professional Reporter Grants (Professional Development/Grant)
Frank Sarli Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

8224 Old Courthouse Rd.
Vienna, VA 22182-3808
Ph: (703)556-6272
Fax: (703)556-6291
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.ncraonline.org

National Court Reporters Association Student Intern Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarships to NCRA students. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: The nominee must be a current NCRA student member and must be an intern in any of the three career paths: judicial, CART, and captioning. The nominee must also be enrolled in an NCRA-certified Court Reporter Training Program. The nominee in a judicial court reporting program must have passed at least one of the program’s Q and A tests at a minimum of 190 words per minute. 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. Nominee must have a GPA of at least 3.5 overall, based on a 4.0 standard or equivalent. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee’s criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Nominator may download a nomination form via NCRA web site. Deadline: October 31.

New Professional Reporter Grants (Professional Development/Grant)

Purpose: To support new employees in their first year out of school. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: The nominee must be a current NCRA student member and must be enrolled in an NCRA-certified court reporting program. The nominee must have passed at least one of the court reporting program’s Q and A tests at a minimum of 200 words per minute; must have a GPA of at least 3.5 overall, based on a 4.0 standard; must have a demonstrated a need for financial assistance. The nominee must also possess all the qualities exemplified by a professional court reporter, including professional attitude, demeanor, dress and motivation. All criteria must be confirmed and verified by the submitting court reporting program. Criteria: The winner will be selected by random drawing of all qualified nominees and will be publicized in the JCR, Newsflash, Caselines, and online, and will be formally announced at the NCRA’s annual convention.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Applicant must submit his/her name to NCRA’s New Professionals Community of Interest within one month of receiving the grant. Contact: NCRF at the above address (see entry 4834).

Frank Sarli Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarships to NCRA students. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: The nominee must be a current NCRA student member and must be enrolled in an NCRA-certified court reporting program. The nominee must have also passed at least one of the court reporting program’s Q and A tests at a minimum of 200 words per minute; must have a grade point average of at least a 3.5 overall, based on a 4.0 standard; must have a demonstrated need for financial assistance; must possess all the qualities exemplified by a professional court reporter, including professional attitude, demeanor, dress and motivation. All criteria must be confirmed and verified by the submitting court reporting program. Criteria: Scholarship is given based on the committee’s criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Nominator may nominate a student who meets the criteria for the scholarship. Contact: B.J. Shorak, Deputy Executive Director, [email protected]

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