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.

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
2020

Attorneys.org Legal Scholarship – 2020

This scholarship is open to all high school, college and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in law, criminal justice or forensics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 11
2020

MileMark Media Legal Scholarship

The MileMark Media Legal Scholarship is available for current and incoming law students in the U.S. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must submit an original essay of 500 words or less.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 13
2021

UNF Gray Scholarship

This award is available to U.S students who are planning to attend the University of North Florida as freshmen and major in a field within the College of Arts & Sciences. Students must have a UNF recalculated grade point average of 3.6 or higher and a SAT score of 1360 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  October 15

Ruth Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who are pursuing a doctorate in criminology. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented minority population.

Total: $6000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 01

Humane Studies Fellowship

The Humane Studies Fellowship is available for international and U.S. students who will be college juniors or seniors or graduate students in the upcoming academic year. Students must have a clearly demonstrated research interest in the intellectual and institutional foundations of a free society.

Total: $15000 Awards:  180
Deadline:  March 01

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 02

New Leader Scholarship

This award is available for current juniors and seniors attending one of the following universities: California State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University or University of California, Berkeley. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be majoring in social sciences, human services, health-related fields or public service.

Total: $8000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  March 10

Evelyn & Bernard J. Zucker Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must major in the humanities.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

John L. and Jeanne C. Hughes Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must plan to pursue a bachelor of arts degree (i.e., liberal arts).

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Marie J. Della Bella Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to female U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher, and pursue a career in the field of law.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Lawrence 'Larry' Frazier Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of Nebraska and graduate from a Nebraska high school. Students must contribute financially to his/her own education. It is preferred that students pursue a career in aviation, insurance or law, have experience in debate, and have participated in Boy/Girl Scouts during his/her youth.

Total: $700 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15