1,000 Words for $1,000 Dollars
Every year, the San Francisco Paralegal Association awards a scholarship prize to a student member of the Association who writes an essay about an issue important to the paralegal profession in California. This year's prize is $1,000.
The winner of the scholarship will receive the award at the Association's Annual Meeting, to be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the San Francisco Bar Association at 301 Battery Street in San Francisco, CA. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please send your questions to email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your essays!
ESSAY PROMPT: Technology Competency Requirements: Discuss the ethical requirements of the legal profession in technology competency, and address the role of paralegals in fulfilling these requirements. Students should cite to, at minimum, three (3) relevant case law, statutes, or applicable court rules.
Rules & Guidelines
All Submissions are due no later than Monday October 1, 2018 at 5:00pm.
- You must be a current student member of the SFPA prior to submission.
- Format: 1,000 word maximum, double spaced, 12-point font. PDF readable or Word document. Essay must be typed. No handwritten entries.
- One entry per student.
- Please submit your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org with ESSAY ENTRY in the subject line. In your email, please include the name of your school and expected date of graduation.
View the scholarship flyer (PDF).
Apply now for the David Goldstein Memorial Scholarship for Criminal Law Students. The deadline to apply for fall 2018 is October 31, 2018. The David Goldstein Memorial Scholarship for Criminal Law Students was established in honor of our long-time criminal law teacher. It is open to SF State Paralegal Studies students planning a career in criminal law and to international students. The scholarship awards two $3,000 scholarships in the fall and spring semesters. Learn more about the David Goldstein Memorial Scholarship and how to apply.
The Willie L. Brown, Jr. Fellowship provides SF State students who have faced barriers pursuing a college education with an opportunity to gain professional experience in the public sector while developing a lifelong commitment to public service. Students enrolled full time, who will have completed 60 units, and are in good standing (GPA of 2.0 or above) at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester are eligible. Students from all majors are welcome to apply. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
To learn more about the fellowship, attend an informational session, where fellowship co-directors and alumni will talk about the program and their experiences, as well as answer questions.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm