SCHOLARSHIPS

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THE FLORENCE ROSS SCHOLARSHIP (“ROSS Scholarship”)

Sponsored by Desert Palm Legal Professionals Association (DPLPA)

Florence Ross was a well-respected and beloved member of the local legal community. She was a member of DPLPA since it was first chartered in 1961. Florence was also an avid supporter and advocate for further education. To honor her commitment to DPLPA and the legal field, in 2016 posthumously, by unanimous vote, the DPLPA Scholarship Fund was renamed the Florence Ross Scholarship Fund. One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to someone who is seeking a career in the legal field.

Requirements:

Application:

Deadline is March 1st of every year.

Winner will be invited to a dinner presentation in May or June in Palm Springs.

 
 

THE EULA MAE JETT SCHOLARSHIP (“MAE Scholarship”)

Sponsored by Legal Secretaries, Inc. (LSI)

Eula Mae Jett is considered the Founder of the original idea for the now-Legal Secretaries, Incorporated. Every year, a total of six scholarships are given to applicants graduating high school, in college, and a career change student. Three scholarships in the amount of $2,000 and three in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to those who seek a career in the legal field.

The link for information, requirements, and application: The Eula Mae Jett Scholarship

Deadline to turn in your scholarship package to DPLPA (not LSI) is March 1st of every year. Winner is announced by May 31st by LSI.