Now accepting applications for NCRF Career Launcher Student Grants


Deadline: Dec. 14, 2023 (no later than 5 p.m. EASTERN time)

Career Launcher Student Grants

Career Launcher Student Grants are funded by the National Court Reporters Foundation (NCRF).

NCRF will be offering five to seven grants each quarter that will cover the cost for students to participate in the NCRF Career Launcher program.



Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the NCRF Career Launcher Student Grants, students must meet the following criteria: Affirm they are currently a court reporting student enrolled in a court reporting school and/or can provide verification that they have passed one skills test at 180 wpm or higher.



Application information

  • Applications that are received and include all required information will be entered into a drawing that will be held live on Facebook.
  • Applications not drawn as winners will be included in all future drawings in which five to seven more entries will be chosen.
  • Grant winners will be featured in an article in an issue of the JCR Weekly and the Up-to-Speed quarterly student newsletter.



Upcoming submission dates

Application deadline dates (by 5 p.m. Eastern)
  • December 14, 2023
  • March 15, 2024
  • June 14, 2024
  • Sept. 12, 2024
  • Dec. 13, 2024

Drawings will be held the week following each deadline date above.