2015 NCBA Scholarship Application

29 Jan

ncba_logoThe Student Scholarship provides an award of $500 for tuition to a North Carolina resident enrolled in a North Carolina Qualified Paralegal Studies Program as defined by the North Carolina State Bar. Durham Technical Community College meets that requirement. The scholarship will be paid directly to the school. The Scholarship Application period is open through March 31, 2015; applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2015.

To qualify, you must:

1. Be a North Carolina resident enrolled in a North Carolina Qualified Paralegal Studies Program as defined by the North Carolina State Bar;

2. Be a North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division Student Member in good standing. Applications must be postmarked on or before the deadline for submission of the scholarship application. Membership will be verified. Applications are available at https://www.ncbar.org/media/420420/2015_student_app.pdf and student membership is FREE.

3. Submit a signed Certificate of Good Academic Standing from your school (the form is included with this application);

4. Provide a sealed Letter of Recommendation from your paralegal program advisor OR from a current or past instructor within your paralegal program; and

5. Submit an essay on “What do you think a day in the life of a paralegal looks like?” All essays must be 1,000 to 1,500 words in length and typewritten. Grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and flow will be considered.

The scholarship application can be downloaded here: .2015 Student App(F) (Word document).

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