Court Reporting Schools in Texas
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Student Membership
Any student of shorthand reporting who is certified by a court reporter training program instructor or director as being currently enrolled in said program. Memberships run September 1st through August 31st.
Click here to join online or to download the application.

Jaye Thompson Student Scholarship

The scholarship was established by TCRA to assist court reporting students
with education and/or professional development expenses.
Up to $2,500 is awarded to the recipient at Convention each year.

Application Process:
Application and forms are available on the TCRA website. The essay topic will be announced by March 7, 2019.

Application Deadline:
July 8, 2019

Eligibility:  Applicant must:

  1. Be a Student Member of TCRA by 6 months prior to the Annual Business Meeting; the 2019 Annual Business Meeting will be held September 6th, the deadline for a scholarship applicant to be a member is March 7, 2019.
  2. Be reporting through use of shorthand machine method;
  3. Be reporting at a minimum of 100 wpm;
  4. At time of application, provide Texas court reporting school professor/instructor verification form; and
  5. Be currently enrolled and in actual attendance in a Texas court reporting school.  Student members enrolled in an online program offered by a Texas school must provide a letter of recommendation from a TCRA Professional Member.

If you are interested in donating towards the scholarship fund, please click here.

2018 Scholarship Recipient - Christina Leubert from Del Mar College

Past Scholarship Recipients
Christina Leubert (2018), Hayley Tucker (2017); Marina Garcia (2016); Kathleen Santibanez (2015); Veronica Walker (2014); Kim Weitekamp (2013); Janet Saavedra (2012); Veronica Walker (2011); Ida Vaiz (2010); Kristen Faubus (2009); Chaquana Harper (2008)

News & Events

Online Auction
December 1st through 15th!

Capital for the Capitol Campaign

T-Shirt Order Form

Important Dates:

February 12, 2019
Court Reporter Day at

The Texas Capitol
Austin, TX

Board Meetings
March 2, 2019
Fort Worth, TX
June 1, 2019
Fort Worth, TX
September 5, 2019
Austin, TX

Regional Seminars
December 1, 2018
San Antonio Seminar

March 30, 2019
Waco Seminar
May 18, 2019
Corpus Christi Seminar

2019 Annual Convention
September 5-8
Austin, TX

CSR Exam Dates:
December 8, 2018 (Farmers Branch, TX)
March 23, 2019 (The Woodlands, TX)

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