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.

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Zinda Law Group Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree related to criminal justice, law enforcement, government, political science, or sociology with a focus on criminal studies and law.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2018

AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

This fellowship is available to U.S. women of any age who are pursuing a master's degree in selected areas of study.

Total: $18000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  December 1
2018

Gladys A. Moreau Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores, juniors and seniors who are pursuing an academic discipline leading to a career in international trade, business, law or a related international field. Acceptable majors include business administration with an international emphasis, economics or political science ( i.e., pursuing a law degree, with an international emphasis). Students must attend an accredited Southern California institution and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 4
2018

Marjorie M. Shostak Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores, juniors and seniors who are pursuing an academic discipline leading to a career in international trade, business, law or a related international field. Acceptable majors include business administration with an international emphasis, economics or political science ( i.e., pursuing a law degree, with an international emphasis). Students must attend an accredited Southern California institution and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 5
2018

MALDEF Law School Scholarship

This award is available for Hispanic students who will be enrolled full time in a law program during the upcoming school year. Selection will be made by considering the following: involvement in and commitment to serve the Hispanic community through the legal profession; academic and professional achievement; and financial need.

Total: $7000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  December 18
2018

BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have a relative or sponsor working for the BASF Corporation are eligible for this award. Students must be enrolled in a HBCU/UNCF institute, have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher and be enrolled in an eligible major.

Total: $6000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 22
2018

Political Leadership Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are majoring in law, political science, public policy or public administration with the goal of improving rights for LGBT people. Applicant must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington state.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 12
2019

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: $1950 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 15
2019

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: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2019

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.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2019

Dan DiCicco Memorial Scholarship

The Dan DiCicco Memorial Scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County, Florida who plan to pursue a career in law enforcement.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 19
2019