Events - Awards and Scholarships

2014 Award Nominations & Scholarship Applications

  • The 2014 Thomson Reuters Scholarship application is available. (DOCX)
  • The submission window is from when the criteria are announced to July 1, 2014.  Application packets and nominations postmarked after July 1 are ineligible.
  • Scholarship and award winners will be announced at our Annual Convention in October.
  • View the 2014 Awards Brochure (PDF)
  • View the 2014 NFPA Award Procedures. (PDF excerpted from NFPA Procedures Manual March 2014)
  • Important! Incomplete applications/nominations will be ineligible for consideration. When multiple copies of a document are specified, they are required.

2013 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals for the awards they received:

  • William R. Robie Award: Debra Hindin-King, Rocky Mountain Paralegal Assocation
  • Outstanding Local Leader: Vivian Luckiewicz, RP, Pa.C.P, NJCP, Philadelphia Association of Paralegals
  • Paralegal of the Year: Asa Rubman, CRP, Department of the Navy, Washington State Paralegal Association
  • Certification Ambassador of the Year: Michael Wallace, RP, New Haven County Association of Paralegals
  • Association Pro Bono: Tampa Bay Paralegal Association
  • Individual Pro Bono:  Ginny Lee, Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association
  • Thomson Reuters Scholarships: Luanne Anderson and Nataly Nguyen

2012 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals for the awards they received:

  • Robie Award - Edna Wallace, RP (Indiana Paralegal Association)
  • Outstanding Local Leader - Mianne Besser (Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association)
  • Paralegal of the Year - Kim Major (Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association)
  • Certification Ambassador of the Year - Vivian Luckiewicz, RP, PaCP (Philadelphia Association of Paralegals)
  • Individual Pro Bono - Kristen Mattes (Vermont Paralegal Organization)
  • Thomson Reuters Scholarships: Melissa Jurik and Caitlin Griffin

2011 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations go out to the following: (not listed in any particular order)

  • Michael Wallace, RP, winner of the 2011 PACE Ambassador Award
  • RoxAnn Mack, winner of the 2011 Individual Pro Bono Award sponsored by Kroll Ontrack
  • Cleveland Association of Paralegals, winner of the 2011 Association Pro Bono Award sponsored by Kroll Ontrack
  • Mary K. Hanson, winner of the 2011 Thomson Reuters/NFPA Scholarship ($3,000)
  • Austin Brian Prendergast, winner of the 2011 Thomson Reuters/NFPA Scholarship ($2,000)
  • Mariela Evora Cawthon, winner of the 2011 Paralegal of the Year Award
  • Colette A. Lemke, winner of the 2011 Outstanding Local Leader Award
  • Michele Boerder, winner of the 2011 William R. Robie Award

2013 Award Nominations & Scholarship Applications

  • Note: This information is provided for historical reference.  The 2014 criteria and procedures have not been announced.
  • The submission window is from March 1 to July 1, 2013.  Application packets and nominations postmarked after July 1 are ineligible.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified of their selection by August 31.
  • Scholarship and award winners will be announced at our Annual Convention in October.
  • View the 2013 Awards Brochure (PDF)
  • Download the Thomson Reuters/NFPA scholarship application. (fillable PDF)
  • View the NFPA Award Procedures. (PDF excerpted from NFPA Procedures Manual Feb. 2013)
  • Important! Incomplete applications/nominations will be ineligible for consideration. When multiple copies of a document are specified, they are required.
modified 3/24/2014

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