Scholarships

To encourage active students and to help offset costs, OCRA awards an annual scholarship to be paid toward a court reporting student’s tuition.

Eligibility requirements are:

  1. The student must be enrolled in a court reporting program and be a resident of the state of Oklahoma.
  2. The student must have passed at least one test at 120 words per minute at 95% accuracy.
  3. The student must submit a short essay on a topic as provided by OCRA,  containing no less than 350 words, nor more than 500 words.  Essays will be judged on originality, content, spelling and punctuation.
  4. The student must possess all qualities exemplified by a professional court reporter, including professional attitude, demeanor, dress, and motivation, and the student must have an exemplary attendance record.
  5. All criteria must be confirmed and verified by the submitting court reporting program.