Stenograph's Milton H. Wright Memorial Scholarship

The Stenograph’s Milton H. Wright Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Milton H. Wright, Stenograph’s founder. Students from NCRA-approved reporter education programs are encouraged to apply for the merit-based two-year award, which is worth up to $5,000 per year and will include use of a student writer and software.

This scholarship is offered through the National Court Reporters Foundation. Students must meet the eligibility requirements and submit the completed documentation listed below to qualify for the scholarship. Notification of the MHW Memorial Scholarship is sent each November to all NCRA-approved court reporting programs.



Now accepting applications!

Deadline extended: April 1, 2021, COB


Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Milton H. Wright Memorial Scholarship, students must meet the criteria below:

How to apply

The following documents are required to be submitted for application:

  • Speed Verification Form
  • A copy of the student's most recent transcript
  • A double-spaced two page essay responding to the following question: “What is one problem that you see facing the professions of court reporting and captioning today, and how would you propose to solve it through the use of technology?”
Deadline extended through Thursday, April 1, 2021, COB




For more information on the Milton H. Wright Memorial Scholarship, please contact the Education Department at