KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION 

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

KENTUCKY PARALEGAL ASSOCATION 

ANNUAL PARALEGAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

This KPA’s 2022 scholarship is open to any student member of the Kentucky Paralegal Association (KPA). Applicants shall be a KPA student member in good standing and enrolled as a degree-seeking student in a Paralegal Studies program approved by the American Bar Association (“ABA”) or a Paralegal Studies program that is not ABA-approved but meets the substantive legal studies requirements pursuant to the ABA guidelines. 

Applicants must be attending a program located within the Commonwealth of Kentucky or be a Kentucky resident enrolled in an eligible paralegal studies program located outside the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Applicants shall also have completed a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours of Paralegal Studies coursework and have at least one semester of courses remaining for completion of their degree. Further, the Applicant shall have an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.25 or higher and a GPA of 3.50 or higher in his or her Paralegal Studies coursework. 

An application for student membership in the KPA may be submitted at the same time as the scholarship application, allowing students who are not currently a member to become a member and meet the scholarship eligibility requirements. Student Membership requirements are: "Any student enrolled in a paralegal training program that would allow them to meet the qualifications for active membership upon acceptance of an application for membership shall become a Student Member of the KPA.” Membership Applications are to be submitted online at: www.kypa.org/join-kpa

The Scholarship Application is available via this link: 

The Scholarship recipient will receive: 

  • A $1,000.00 scholarship award made payable to the recipient.

  • Free KPA membership for the first year after graduation from a paralegal program. 

  • Free registration for the 2022 KPA Annual Conference.

The First Runner-up will receive: 

  • Free KPA membership for the first year after graduation from a paralegal program. 

  • Free registration for the 2022 KPA Annual Conference.

The Application must be completed and returned with the required documents NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 10, 2022. The Application and required documents must be emailed to Melissa Reynolds, CKP, KPA Director of Student Relations, at studentrelations@kypa.org

Candidate interviews will be scheduled in October 2022. The scholarship winner will be notified no later than October 28, 2022. 

If you have questions or require additional information, please contact Melissa Reynolds, CKP at studentrelations@kypa.org.



 

Kentucky Paralegal Association
P. O. Box 2675
Louisville, Kentucky 40201-2675 

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