The Jamie Bowie Memorial Scholarship is an annual $250 scholarship
which is awarded to a student enrolled in an ABA-approved paralegal
In 1989, the scholarship was created and named in memory of OPA
member Dianna Peters' daughter, Jamie Bowie. The scholarship account
is funded with contributions made by Jamie's friends and family,
OPA special projects, and in part by membership dues.
Criteria in awarding the scholarship is based on character, grades,
and need. Applications are made available during the fall semester
and the scholarship is awarded in November of each year.
Along with the $250 cash award, made payable jointly to the recipient
and the institution being attended, the recipient receives a one
year membership in OPA.