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CASE and NCRA A to Z Scholarships open Feb. 1

NCRA is pleased to announce the opening of several upcoming scholarship opportunities for court reporting and captioning students. Students who have completed an NCRA A to Z® Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand program may be eligible for one of 15 NCRA A to Z® Scholarships. And students from NCRA-approved reporter education programs are encouraged to apply for one of five CASE student scholarships. Applications open Feb. 1.

The NCRA A to Z Scholarship program annually awards up to 15 students a $750 scholarship. Qualified applicants must have completed the NCRA A to Z Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand program as well as pass a Skills Test writing between 60 and 100 wpm, among other eligibility requirements.

The Council on Approved Student Education (CASE) offers five scholarships each year. The top prize of $1,500 is the Sue Shelton White Scholarship, named in honor of Sue Shelton White. Four additional scholarships are available in the amounts of $250, $500, $750, and $1,000. To be eligible to apply, students must currently be attending an NCRA-approved court reporting program, have an exemplary academic record, and have passed one skills test writing 140-180 wpm at the time of submission. In addition, applicants must submit an essay on a topic chosen by CASE.

The deadline for all scholarship applications is April 1. See 2021 NCRA A to Z Scholarship winners here.

See 2021 CASE Scholarship winners here.

For more information on the NCRA A to Z Scholarships or the CASE Student Scholarships, please contact the Education Department at