Criminal Justice Scholarships

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Justice is served in these scholarships for criminal justice majors. Students wishing to pursue a career in criminal investigation, law enforcement, or forensic science can find money to fund their college tuition and other fees with these criminal justice scholarships. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz and find more scholarships for you. Browse our list of criminal justice scholarships and find ways to make paying for college less of a crime.

John Hudson Savage Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to Vermont students who reside in Chittenden County and are seeking a degree in public safety, including but not limited to, emergency medical services, fire service, health care, or law enforcement. Students must demonstrate financial need and community service.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 11, 2023

Vermont Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont students who are seeking a degree in law enforcement. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 11, 2023

Vermont DAR Good Citizenship Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont high school seniors who are seeking a degree in the social sciences. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 11, 2023

Vermont Police Association: Erwin Bugbee Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont undergraduate students seeking a degree in law enforcement. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 11, 2023

Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship

U.S. citizens or permanent residents and Canadian citizens students currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in engineering/engineering technology; computer science/MIS; pre-law; political science; or telecommunications/information technology are eligible for this award. Students must attend a U.S. or Canadian institution.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 14, 2023

Bowles, McDavid, Graff and Love Scholarship Fund

This award is for a first-year law school student who is a resident of West Virginia and attending West Virginia University. The applicant must have a 2.5 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $4000

Awards: 2

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Madeline B. McCrum Scholarship Fund

This award is for U.S. students from West Virginia who are enrolled in or accepted to West Virginia University’s College of Law. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Bernice Pickens Parsons Scholarship Fund

This award is for a U.S. student from West Virginia who is pursuing education or training in the fields of library science, nursing, or para-professional training in the legal field. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $7800

Awards: 4

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and residents of Delaware. Applicant must plan to enroll full time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University and plan to major in the humanities or social sciences.

Total: $142824

Awards: 2

Deadline: February 26, 2023

Achieving My Potential Scholarship

Any allegation of participating in criminal activity is a serious matter. Sadly, many people who face accusations of criminal activity are young adults or teenagers. After being accused of an offense, a child or young adult might worry about how this will impact the rest of their life. At Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm, our mission is to protect the futures of younger generations from their mistakes to help them achieve their full potential. That is why we are proud to announce our 2023 Achieving My Potential Scholarship. We are seeking students who went through the juvenile justice system or criminal justice system and have worked hard to move past their experience, seeking a brighter future to achieve their full potential. Visit our scholarship page to learn more about this opportunity. We will be accepting applications until February 28, 2023.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 28, 2023