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.

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

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 6

ABA Public Contract Law Journal Writing Competition

This award is for students who are seeking a J.D. degree and attending law schools within the United States and its possessions, as well as lawyers under the age of 36 years (or admitted to practice less than five years as of Sept. 30), and candidates for an L.L.M. degree attending law schools within the United States and its possessions.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 30

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 1

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

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

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

Gladys A. Moreau Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores, juniors and seniors who are pursuing an academic discipline leading to a career in international trade, business, law or a related international field. Acceptable majors include business administration with an international emphasis, economics or political science ( i.e., pursuing a law degree, with an international emphasis). Students must attend an accredited Southern California institution and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 04

Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship

U.S. citizens or permanent residents and Canadian citizens students currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree in engineering/engineering technology; computer science/MIS; pre-law; political science; or telecommunications/information technology are eligible for this award. Students must attend a U.S. or Canadian institution.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 08

The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship

The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship is available for graduating seniors and graduates of a public or private high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County. Applicants must have declared a program of study in law enforcement (or criminal justice, administration of justice or police science) and plan on pursuing a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields.

Total: $5000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  February 20

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 01

Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate students residing in Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm, Muskegon, or Newaygo counties in Michigan. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and must be majoring in emergency services such as emergency medical tech., paramedic, or firefighter training.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01