Bursaries for Indigenous Court Reporting Students

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Bursaries for Indigenous Court Reporting Students

May 22, 2024

INDIGENOUS STENO AND COURT TRANSCRIPTION STUDENTS at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton may be eligible for $1,000 scholarships from Veritext Legal Solutions.

The Veritext Canada Aboriginal Grant will be available to two Indigenous students each year enrolled in the Court Transcription program or the Captioning and Court Reporting program at NAIT. Veritext has announced this is a five-year pledge.

“These grants are awarded based on a written statement detailing the applicant’s personal journey to postsecondary education and satisfactory academic standing,” reads a statement on the Veritext website.

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