The Omaha Legal Professionals Association awards a $500.00 scholarship to the first-place winner selected from qualified high school applicants.
The Omaha Legal Professionals Association awards a $1,000.00 scholarship to the first-place winner selected from college-level applicants.
The Omaha Legal Professionals Association (OLPA) is a chapter of the statewide Nebraska Legal Professionals Association (NLPA). Its members share a common interest in promoting continuing professionalism in the legal field. OLPA annually awards two scholarships to qualified
applicants pursuing studies of a legal nature, enrolled
full-time in a paralegal, legal secretarial, criminal justice, or any
law-related undergraduate program.
Each scholarship is awarded on the basis of:
· Scholastic achievement (a grade point average of 2.5 or above)
· Involvement in school and/or community
· The intention to pursue a career in the legal field
· Applicant’s Personal Statement stating why he/she wishes to pursue an education in a legal field.
If you have any questions please contact our OLPA Scholarship Chair, Lynda Jensen-Hansen.