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.

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:  January 26

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

International and U.S. students currently enrolled full time in undergraduate or graduate programs at four-year colleges or universities located in North America are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have declared a major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice, and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession.

Total: $10000 Awards:  29
Deadline:  January 29

Josephine De Karman Fellowship

This award is for college seniors who will receive a bachelor's degree by June and candidates for a Ph.D. who will defend their dissertation by June.

Total: $25000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  January 31

Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton, Jr. Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in fields related to alliance building, counterintelligence, cultural understanding, and national security.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31

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

Jewish Federation Academic Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are Jewish and demonstrate career promise in a helping profession. Students must also meet one or both of the following criteria: he/she was born or raised in either Cook County, the Chicago metropolitan area, or northwest Indiana OR he/she has completed one continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or the Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education.

Total: $120 Awards:  5000
Deadline:  February 01

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

Ralph J. and Sondra Gordon Bays Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Franklin, Monroe, or Middletown Ohio who plan to major in engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 14

Arthur Lockwood Beneventi Law Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. law school students. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

J.L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who attend or plan to attend the University of Notre Dame Law School, the University of Kansas Law School, or Washburn Law School. Students must be residents of Kansas and be in the top 10 percent of his/her class.

Total: $33625 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 15

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