Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Program

LPI offers scholarships to individuals who seek careers in the legal field. The applications and accompanying documents for these scholarships must be presented through a local sponsoring association by the due date determined by the sponsoring association. If there is no local association, applicants may submit applications and accompanying documents directly to the LPI Scholarship Chair.

The local association shall select two applications to recommend for each scholarship, and forward them to the LPI Scholarship Chair, postmarked no later than April 1.

For further information, please contact the Los Angeles Legal Secretaries Association Scholarship Chair, Holly Wong, CCLS at hwong@claremontlaw.com.

The winning recipients of the Eula Mae Jett Scholarship is announced at the LPI’s Annual Conference in May.

Electronic submissions must be sent to scholarship@legalprofessionalsinc.org and must be received by the scholarship chair prior to 11:59 p.m.

The following scholarships are available:

High School Senior

Title: Category A

Amount: $2,000 for First Place and $1,000 for Second Place

Details: Applicants shall be restricted to seniors who will have successfully completed high school by the end of June and will be enrolled in the fall semester immediately following the school year in a college or business school offering a course of study in the legal field. All applicants must be legal residents of the State of California.

College Student

Title: Category B

Amount: $2,000 for First Place and $1,000 for Second Place

Details: Applicants shall be restricted to students who will have completed at least one year of college by June of the school year, and who will be enrolled in the fall semester immediately following the school year in a college or business school in a course of study in the legal field, until all such courses have been taken to satisfy the requirements for a degree or certificate in said legal related program. All applicants must be legal residents of the State of California.

Career Change Student

Title: Category C

Amount: $2,000 for First Place and $1,000 for Second Place

Details: Applicants shall be restricted to students who will be enrolled in the fall semester in a college or business school in a course of study in the legal field and shall be an individual who either (a) desires to re-enter the workforce after a prolonged absence but requires training or specialized education in order to qualify as a candidate for a position in the legal field; or (b) has been in the workforce for a number of years but desires to enter the legal field and wants to receive the training or specialized education needed to do so. All applicants must be legal residents of the State of California.

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