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.

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

HCF Community Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1508 Awards:  61
Deadline:  January 31
2019

BHD Endowed Scholarship Fund for Teachers

This award is available for permanent residents of Maryland with an interest in a teaching career. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in the liberal arts, sciences or mathematics and be pursuing a master's degree in education.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 2
2019

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 16
2019

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 16
2019

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 16
2019

Vermont Police Association: Raymond R. Mooney Scholarship

This award is available for Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking education or training in a field related to public safety, including, but not limited to, emergency services, law enforcement, and criminal justice. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 16
2019

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 16
2019

Northern California Asian Peace Officer's Association Scholarship

This award is offered to full-time students planning to major in law enforcement or a related field. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher to apply, and do not have to be of Asian descent.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Jeanette R. Wolman Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors, majoring in prelaw, social work, or a field that focuses on child advocacy. Students must also have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Cal Grant C

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of California pursuing a technical education at an eligible college or university in the state of California. Students must be enrolled in a vocational training program lasting from four to twenty-four months and must meet certain family income and asset requirements as set by the state of California.

Total: $3009 Awards:  7700
Deadline:  March 2
2019

Bill and Anne Shepherd Legal Scholarship

This scholarship is available for third-year and fourth-year U.S. law students who demonstrate the intent to practice law and promote the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. Students need not be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered themselves to apply.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 30
2019