Career Launcher Student Scholarships

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

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

Now accepting applications for NCRF Career Launcher Student Scholarships


Deadline: March 15, 2024 (no later than 5 p.m. EASTERN time)

Download and complete form to apply



Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the NCRF Career Launcher Student Scholarships, 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 announced on social media.
  • Applications not drawn as winners will be included in all future drawings in which five to seven more entries will be chosen.
  • Scholarship 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)

  • March 15, 2024
  • June 14, 2024
  • Sept. 12, 2024
  • Dec. 13, 2024

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