NCPA Student Scholarship Essay Contest

23 Oct

ImageThe North Carolina Paralegal Association, Inc. (“NCPA”) will be sponsoring its annual Student Scholarship Essay Contest opening October 1, 2012.  Any paralegal student enrolled in an accredited North Carolina paralegal educational program is eligible.  An essay competition will be the basis of the scholarship.

 Essay Topic: “I have chosen to be a paralegal…”

Essay Requirements:    The essays must be typed, double spaced, and on letter sized paper.  They may not exceed two pages in length.  Please be aware that spelling, grammar and punctuation will be taken into consideration, so please review your work before submitting.  The essays will be judged anonymously, so do not reference your name or your paralegal program within the body of the essay.

Awards**:  First Place:     $400.00

Second Place:  $300.00

Third Place:    $200.00

Fourth Place:  $100.00

In addition to the scholarship, all awards include one free student registration to NCPA’s 32nd Annual Seminar and Meeting to be held April 2013.

Send your typewritten essays by January 1, 2013 to:

Charlotte A. Ward, CLA, NCCP
Student/School Relations Chair
PO Box 36264
Charlotte, NC  28236-6264

Please contact Charlotte A. Ward at (919) 906-1822 with any questions.

**All award scholarship checks will be made payable to the winners’ educational facility

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