College Scholarships for Criminal Justice Majors

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Deadline
December 31
Amount
$100-$400
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  • Offered by
    American Criminal Justice Association
    P.O. Box 601047
    Sacramento, CA 95860-1047
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who are studying criminal justice. Students must be ACJA/LAE members, but they may submit a membership form at the time of application. Applicants must have completed at least two semesters or three quarters of their education while earning at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit transcripts, letters of enrollment and goals statements.
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Society of Criminology
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice C.O. Ronet Bachman
    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19717-5242
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Latino or Native American. Recipients must have been accepted into a doctoral studies program. Selection is based on curriculum vitae, college transcripts, financial need, references and letter describing career plans, experiences and interest in criminology.
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Deadline
March 15
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
    North Carolina Central University
    P.O. Box 19788
    Durham, NC 27707
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.
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Deadline
June 2
Amount
$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association on American Indian Affairs
    Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
    966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$200-$1,000
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  • Offered by
    American Society of Criminology Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
    Nancy Rodriguez
    Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University West
    4701 W. Thunderbird Road
    Glendale, AZ 85306
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. The writing competition requires applicants to write on a topic directly related to criminology and must be accompanied by a letter signed by the dean or department chair. Other paper formatting requirements are listed on the website. The first place winner also receives a travel award.
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Deadline
March 15
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
    North Carolina Central University
    P.O. Box 19788
    Durham, NC 27707
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.
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Deadline
December 1
Amount
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Criminal Justice Association
    P.O. Box 601047
    Sacramento, CA 95860-1047
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active American Criminal Justice Association-Lambda Alpha Epsilon (ACJA/LAE) members majoring in a criminal justice field who have attended at least one regional meeting. The fund pays the registration fee for students to attend the national conference.
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Deadline
February 4
Amount
$1,000-$10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    Scholarships Program Coordinator
    The Gregor Building
    716 West Avenue
    Austin, TX 78701
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a declared major or minor in criminal justice, accounting, business or finance. Students must submit three letters of recommendation, with at least one from a Certified Fraud Examiner or local CFE Chapter and must write an essay on why they deserve the scholarship and how fraud awareness will help their career.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$50-$150
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Criminal Justice Association
    P.O. Box 601047
    Sacramento, CA 95860-1047
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be student members (undergraduate or graduate) of the American Criminal Justice Association-Lambda Alpha Epsilon and submit an original paper on criminology, law enforcement, juvenile justice, courts, corrections, prevention, planning and evaluation or career development and education in the field of criminal justice. Students may apply for membership along with their paper submission. Applicants should submit applications and three copies of the paper.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
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Deadline
March 15
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
    North Carolina Central University
    P.O. Box 19788
    Durham, NC 27707
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. The award honors the first African American appointed to the bench in 1937 by President Franklin Roosevelt. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.
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