Ricardo Batista Paralegal Scholarship

Paralegals for the Community, LLC is dedicated in helping students advance their full range of knowledge and education through a Paralegal Studies program. That is why we are proud to announce the Ricardo Batista Paralegal Scholarship for the Spring of 2019.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Application Commences: Annually on February 1
Deadline: Annually on April 15 


1) Bronx Resident
2) Female
3) U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or DACA recipient
4) Apply for financial aid by filling a FAFSA, with priority given to those who are eligible for financial aid.
5) Be enrolled part-time or full-time in an Accredited Paralegal Studies program in one of the selected participating schools. 


  1. Recommendation letter from a Professor (past or current)
  2. Have at least a 3.0 GPA

Application Details

Applicant must submit a 500-word essay answering the following three questions.

  1. Why do you want to become a Paralegal?
  2.  How will your study in Paralegal Studies contribute to your immediate or long-range career plans?
  3. From a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education?

Please submit your application, with requirements and essay to be considered to

[email protected].

Only one student will be awarded.



We are Certified Paralegals NOT Attorneys or a Law Firm. We cannot give legal advice or provide legal representation in court. We cannot create an attorney-client relationship. All document preparation is for individuals that are Pro-Se litigants.

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