Desert Palm Legal Professionals Association scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, community service, and financial need.  The number of scholarships awarded is based on the number of qualified candidates each year and the amount available in the scholarship fund.  Applications are accepted from January 1st through March 16th.  Each May the association hosts a special Scholarship Awards Dinner and invites scholarship recipients to meet club members, receive their awards, and share their experiences.  If you would like to donate to the DPLPA Scholarship Fund, click "Donate Today" below.  For more information, please email:

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Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Progam

Sponsored by Legal Professionals, Inc. (LPI)*

Eula Mae Jett is considered the Founder of the original idea for the Legal Professionals, Incorporated. Every year, a total of six scholarships are given to applicants in the following three categories: 

  • High School Senior.   Applicants will be enrolled in college offering coursesin the legal field. 

  • College Student.  Applicants will have completed at least one year of college and will be enrolled in a college or business school in a course of study in the legal field.

  • Career Change Student.  Applicants are either re-entering the workforce after an absence or making a career change into legal field and will be enrolled in a college or business school offering courses in the legal field. 

NOTE:  All Eula Mae Jet scholarship applications must be submitted through the DPLPA scholarship chairman.  Please contact

Florence Ross Scholarship Program

Sponsored by Desert Palm Legal Professionals Association 

Florence Ross was a well-respected and beloved member of the local legal community and a member of DPLPA since 1961.  Florence was an avid supporter and advocate for further education. To honor her commitment to the legal field and this association, the scholarship program was renamed the "Florence Ross Scholarship Fund."  

DPLPA awards two categories of scholarships to Coachella Valley students:  

  • High School Senior
  • College Student / Career Change Student

Applicants must be enrolled in a college, university, or business school offering a degree or certificate of completion upon graduation.  Applicants must reside in the Coachella Valley.

Scholarship Requirements

Candidates for all scholarships must be residents of California.  And candidates for scholarships from DPLPA must be Coachella Valley residents.  All DPLPA applicants must include the following documents with their application:

  • Biographical Letter
  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of 2)
  • Unofficial School Transcript
  • Personal Resume

Notice to School/College Guidance Counselors

To have your school added to our contact list and receive updated scholarship program information, please contact us at and provide the name and address of the school as well as the name, phone number and email address for the school's scholarship contact person.  We will be happy to keep you apprised of our scholarship program.



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