SCHOLARSHIPS

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.

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 (“AMJ 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 through LSI. 

LSI 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.

DESERT PALM LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION shall select one application to recommend for each Scholarship Plan, and forward them to the LSI Scholarship Chair.

APPLICATION MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 1st.

MAIL TO: DPLPA/EMJ SCHOLARSHIP, Post Office Box 5166, Palm Springs, CA 92264.

The link for information, requirements, and application: The Eula Mae Jett Scholarship or download the EMJ Annoucement

  Winner is announced by at the Annual Conference in May by LSI.