WCRA Student Scholarship Program

WCRA sponsors a $500 Student Scholarship program.  The Student Committee picks the recipients. 

WCRA STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

APPLY NOW!

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 deadline


WCRA WILL AWARD TWO $500 SCHOLARSHIPS TO ADVANCED STUDENTS OF AN NCRA-ACCREDITED INSTITUTION.

            Eligibility requirements are:

       1. WCRA member in good standing

       2. Minimum speed attained:  200 wpm

If you qualify, email a short letter to:

The Student Committee 

colleen.clark@wicourts.gov


Include your name,  address, school attending, high school attended, speed level attained, years in program, how you heard about careers in court reporting-captioning-CART, what your employment goals are, and any personal or professional background you would like WCRA to consider.



Note:  Previous recipients of advanced scholarship awards are ineligible.   Scholarship recipients will be contacted directly.

                                               

KELLY POWERS NEW PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Per fund availability, WCRA will award yearly a $1500 scholarship for new professionals

Application Deadline:  September 1

Eligibility Requirements:

1.  Recipient must have graduated in the past 12 months from an NCRA-approved court reporting school.  Must submit proof of graduation (transcript, letter by instructor, copy of diploma)

2.  Recipient must be a current WCRA member.

3.  Submit an essay outlining reasons for applying for scholarship, future goals, and which field of court reporting (freelance, official, CART/captioning)

4.  Recipient must provide a letter of recommendation from a professional that they interned with or from an instructor.

Submit applications to:

The Student Committee

colleen.clark@wicourts.gov


Note:  Scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply for the identical scholarship in which they've previously won.


If you have any comments, concerns, or questions about our association, or you would like additional information about court reporting as a profession, please contact us at president.wcra@gmail.com.

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