The Fund for the Advancement of Access to Justice provides financial assistance to Berks County residents seeking to become certified as legal interpreters in Berks County. Scholarships from the fund help students pay fees associated with sitting for interpreter orientation and exams as described on the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania website: http://www.pacourts.us/judicial-administration/court-programs/interpreter-program/interpreter-certification.
Scholarships are limited to Berks County residents who intend to become legal interpreters in Berks County. The maximum amount of assistance from this fund to any one person is $450. We cannot reimburse you for portions of the exam you already took prior to applying for assistance.
To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application. If approved, you will only be approved to receive assistance for one exam at a time. Once you pass that exam, you can request assistance for the next exam by sending an email to email@example.com, along with proof that you passed the previous exam.
Deadline & Cycle
This fund awards grants to those seeking to become certified as legal interpreters in Berks County.
January 1 - March 1
Scholarships and Awards