CCRA Student Scholarship

Having Trouble Making Ends Meet?
Need Money for School?
Would $500 Help?

The California Court Reporters Association will award a $500 scholarship to a student in the 160 to 200 speed level.  The recipient will be selected by the Support Our Students (SOS) Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.  The CCRA Student Scholarship is made possible thanks to generous donations from reporters and local court reporting associations interested in preserving the profession of court reporting.

Scholarship application and essay must be postmarked by Friday, September 15, 2017, at Midnight.

Essay to answer the following question:  When you graduate and go to work as a reporter/captioner/CART provider, how do you plan to give back to students, to profession, and the people who helped you achieve your goals?

Essay Instructions:  Essay limit is no more than two pages, must be in legal format using line and page numbers and must use the Minimum Transcript Format Standards adopted by the Court Reporters Board.  Your essay must be read, approved and initialed by your English instructor.  If requirements are not followed, the essay will not be considered.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current member of CCRA.
  • Speed level:  160 - 200 wpm and in good academic standing.  Do not send transcripts.  The SOS Committee Chair will verify your eligibility.
  • Essay must be read, approved and initialed for submission by your English instructor and include your name and speed level.

Click here for the Student Scholarship Application.