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.

Adam Kutner "Helping Future Lawyers" Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who have a demonstrated interest in a law career. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2019

Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. students who are currently enrolled as college sophomores or juniors and will add diversity to the field of law and social science (e.g., ethnic minority, disabled, LGBTQ, etc.). To be eligible, the applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be working toward a degree in the social sciences or humanities.

Total: $3600 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 15

Minot State University Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available for international and non-resident students planning to study in a graduate program at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. Students must have an undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $3895 Awards:  100
Deadline:  February 15

Clay County Chamber Scholarship Program (and Clay County Bar Association Scholarship Program)

These awards are for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Clay County, Florida.

Total: $1000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  March 01

North Carolina Sheriffs' Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarship

This award is available for North Carolina students who are enrolled full time at an eligible state institution. The student must be an undergraduate majoring in criminal justice and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 15

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

This award is available to Missouri resident undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at a Missouri college or university. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less.

Total: $4600 Awards:  49553
Deadline:  April 01

HCBF Scholarship Program

These scholarships are available for Hudson County (NJ) residents who are attending or have been accepted to law school. Students must demonstrate financial need and account for appropriate academic standards.

Total: $2500 Awards:  44
Deadline:  April 28

Criminal Defense Law Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited law school within the United States. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must have a criminal record (will be kept confidential).

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 01

Legal Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are pursuing a degree in pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 15

d’Oliveira & Associates College Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school graduates who are persuing a major related to law. Applicants must submit an essay on the dangers of drunk driving.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 28

Ehline Law Paralegal Student Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are enrolled in a paralegal program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 01

University of Oregon Staton Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who will be incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon. Students must be residents of Oregon and must demonstrate extraordinary financial need.

Total: $6550 Awards:  12
Deadline:  January 15