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.

Washington American Indian Endowed Scholarship

This award is available to Washington undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution in Washington. The student must have close cultural and social ties to an American Indian community in Washington.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 01

Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

This fellowship is available for U.S. graduate students who plan to teach at the college/university level. Students must be enrolled full time in a non-professional program of study.

Total: $10000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  February 01

TCC Scholarship

The scholarship is for students involved in forensics, theater, dance or the arts who plan to attend Tallahassee Community College.

Total: $950 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 16

Texas Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program

This award is available to U.S. graduate students who are residents of Texas and who attend a Texas college or university. Students must be enrolled in a public affairs, public service, or public administration program.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 20

AFCEA ROTC Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores or juniors enrolled in ROTC are eligible for this award. Students must major in fields that are directly related to the mission of AFCEA and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  February 23

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

Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship Program

This award is for Maryland residents who are pursuing in a degree or certificate program in either fire service technology or emergency medical technology at a postsecondary institution in Maryland. The student must be an active career or volunteer firefighter, ambulance or rescue squad member and agree to serve a Maryland community as a career or volunteer firefighter or ambulance and rescue squad member while taking college courses.

Total: $7110 Awards:  150
Deadline:  March 01

Alabama Student Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama undergraduate students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program and must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  March 01

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

Northeast Florida Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association Scholarship

Current college juniors or seniors with 60 or more credits and a 3.5 grade point average who attend Edward Waters College, Jacksonville University, Flagler College, or the University of North Florida are eligible to apply for this award. Students must major in the humanities, social/behavioral sciences, or natural sciences.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 01

MDL Educational Scholarship

This scholarship is available for New Jersey high school seniors who have an interest in the law and plan to pursue a law degree. Selection will be based on academic achievement, test scores, school and community activities, and an essay.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 11 National Scholarship Essay Contest

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  June 01