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.

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

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

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

Alice Conger Patterson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to women who are 23 years of age or older and attend or plan to attend select NC institutions. Students must have a grade point average of 2.6 or higher, pursue a liberal arts degree, and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Dallas Area Paralegal Association Scholarship Fund

Dallas Area Paralegal Association Scholarship is available to Dallas-area paralegals who are currently enrolled in a local college or university. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Joseph H. Gellert /Dutchess County Bar Association Scholarship

This award is available for residents of Dutchess County New York who have completed at least one year of law school at the time of application. Academic merit and financial need will be considered during the selection process.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019