Louisville Association of Paralegals



The Louisville Association of Paralegals is proud to award an annual merit scholarship to a student enrolled in ABA-approved paralegal studies program at a university within the Louisville Metro area.  The LAP will award a scholarship of $500.00 - $1,000.00 to one deserving student along with free membership in the LAP for the first year after the winner’s graduation.  The scholarship will be awarded directly to and made payable to the student.  One runner-up will also receive free membership in the Louisville Association of Paralegals for the first year after their graduation.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student currently enrolled in a paralegal studies program approved by the American Bar Association.

Applicant must be a current member of the Louisville Association of Paralegals.  LAP Student Membership is at no cost to paralegal students.

Applicant must have completed a minimum of four (4) classes of paralegal coursework with and an overall GPA of 3.5.

A current copy of the student’s university transcript must be submitted with the Scholarship Application for verification of enrollment and GPA. Applicant must consent to verification of this information with the University Department Chair.

Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation with the Scholarship Application. Recommendations may be from a personal, academic or employment reference.

Applicant may be asked to participate in a personal interview with the selection committee and must be available in person or by phone during the application submission period.

Application Process

LAP Student Membership Applications may be submitted with the Scholarship Application and are also available from the University Department Chairs or our website at Scholarship Application.

Applications must be submitted in typewritten form and each page must be signed by the applicant.

Completed applications are to be submitted to:  Jonda Gaudin, Student Liaison Mentor Committee Chair, Louisville Association of Paralegals, P.O. Box 70265, Louisville, Kentucky 40270-0265. Applications may also be scanned and emailed to Jonda Gaudin at jgaudin@wyattfirm.com.

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, November 3, 2017.  All applications must be postmarked or emailed on or before this date.

The Applicant will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of their application.  The Scholarship winner and runner-up will be announced on Friday, November 17, 2017, and will receive notification by email.

The Scholarship winner and runner-up awards will be presented at the LAP’s December Holiday Luncheon.





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