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. Browse our list of criminal justice scholarships and find ways to make paying for college less of a crime.

Tannenwald Writing Competition

This award is for full- or part-time law school students pursuing any law degree, or other students enrolled in a U.S. law school tax course as part of an MBA or other non-law degree program. Students must submit a paper on any technical or policy-oriented topics relating to any type of existing or proposed U.S. federal or state tax or taxation system, including topics relating to tax practice ethical and professional responsibility matters.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 08

Wallin & Klarich Scholarship

This scholarship is available for California students who are current enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in fields related to alliance building, counterintelligence, cultural understanding, and national security.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

Edward J. Kiernan Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who have a parent or guardian that is a member of a union affiliated with the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be accepted in a course of study in law enforcement, labor relations or a related field at an accredited university or college.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  July 31

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31

Criminal Justice Scholarship Award

This award is for high school seniors or students currently enrolled in college who are pursuing a degree in the criminal justice field and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 01

Annual Diversity Scholarship

This award is for first-year law school students who are members of a diverse population that has been historically represented in the legeal profession. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or authorized to work in the U.S. and have demonstrated excellent academic performance at their undergraduate school.

Total: $15000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  August 21

Chris Nakamura Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 02

LimNexus Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Student's must be attending an accredited U.S. law school at least part-time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 02

NAPABA Legal Foundation Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  September 02

The Low Family Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 02

UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are the first in their family to attend law school. Applicants must be committed to serving the needs of Asian Pacific American, demonstrate financial need, and be committed to pro bono or public interest legal work.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 02