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.

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

UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are the first in their family to attend law school. Applicants must be committed to serving the needs of Asian Pacific American, demonstrate financial need, and be committed to pro bono or public interest legal work.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 04

Chris Nakamura Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 04

LimNexus Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Student's must be attending an accredited U.S. law school at least part-time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 04

NAPABA Legal Foundation Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  September 04

The Low Family Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 04

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

U.S. graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and those who have completed graduate studies or postdoctoral research in any social/behavioral science, medical/health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law/business/public administration, or any relevant interdisciplinary field within the last five years are eligible to apply.

Total: $9000 Awards:  52
Deadline:  September 08

Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship

This fellowship is open to U.S. student who are in their third or fourth year of an undergraduate planning program, or in their first or second year of a graduate planning program, or their first or second year of a law school program. The recipient will participate in a 10-month fellowship program that requires approximately 100 to 200 hours of work; fellowship work is conducted remotely.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 15

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