This program of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT), makes it possible for a maximum of five qualified applicants to be awarded a scholarship to attend NAJIT’s Annual Conference. Scholarship winners must be available to attend the annual conference from June 2 to 4, 2023, at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Full details of the event may be found here.
To qualify, applicants must be currently enrolled in or have graduated from an academically accredited translation and interpreting (T&I) degree or certificate program in 2022 or 2023. There is no limit to the number of students or recent graduates who may apply from any one T&I Program, however, previous recipients of this scholarship may not reapply. Active members of NAJIT are eligible for this award only if they can verify their T&I student status. Continuing education credits will be granted only to scholarship recipients who are active members. To receive a conference certificate of attendance, selected scholarship recipients must upgrade their complimentary student membership to an active membership.
Each successful applicant, will receive a “NAJIT Conference Scholarship” award which encompasses the following:
Note: Transportation, lodging arrangements, and any other costs associated with travel are the sole responsibility of the NAJIT Conference Scholarship recipient. The award recipient will need to cover the expense of a three-night stay in the conference hotel. A discounted hotel rate is available for reservations made prior to May 13, 2023 (reservations should be made early as space is limited). If possible, NAJIT will assist award recipients in making roommate arrangements, but cannot guarantee that a suitable roommate will be available. The following conference events are included in the NAJIT Conference Scholarship Award: the Friday evening Welcome Event, the Friday evening Conference Scholarship Recipient Reception, continental breakfasts on Saturday/Sunday, the group luncheon for the Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, and the Saturday evening reception.
In the event that an award recipient is unable to attend the conference and avail themselves of NAJIT’s Conference Scholarship, the $500 stipend shall be forfeited. The registration fees waived under the scholarship have no cash value.
Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 31, 2023.
The Chair of the NAJIT Board of Directors will notify all Scholarship Recipients of the results immediately after the judges’ decision. No later than April 14, 2023.
Please review the full 2023 NAJIT Scholars Program for complete details.