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.

Marie J. Della Bella Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to female U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher, and pursue a career in the field of law.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Lawrence 'Larry' Frazier Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of Nebraska and graduate from a Nebraska high school. Students must contribute financially to his/her own education. It is preferred that students pursue a career in aviation, insurance or law, have experience in debate, and have participated in Boy/Girl Scouts during his/her youth.

Total: $650 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Richard D. Wiegers Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of the state of Illinois and plan on attending a college/university in Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing an education in the fields of business, law, or finance.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition

International and U.S. students studying at an accredited law school in the United States are eligible to enter this writing competition. Students must submit an essay on a cutting-edge legal issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or intersex community.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 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:  April 01

Warner Norcross & Judd Law School and Paralegal Scholarship

This award is available for minority students in Michigan who are pursuing a higher education in law. Applicants may be undergraduates studying to become a paralegal or legal secretary, or graduate students at an accredited law school in the United States.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship

This award is available for minority students enrolled in an accredited law school in the U.S. Applicants must have a permanent residence in Michigan, a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Legal Opportunity Scholarship

This award is for racially and ethnically diverse students entering their first year of law school. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States, have a 2.5 grade point average, and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  April 06

George H. Nofer Scholarship

Graduate students enrolled in a law or public policy program are eligible for this award. The applicant must have a hearing loss that was diagnosed prior to age seven, is bilateral, and in the moderate to profound range.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 13

Robert Shuker Scholarship Fund

The Robert Shuker Scholarship Fund was created to aid law students in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The applicant must be a full-time student with a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $20000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 13

FCBA Judicial Scholarships

This award is available for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in law or pre-law. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, interest in specific aspects of the legal profession, and academic promise.

Total: $10000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 15

FCBA Association Scholarships

This award is available for undergraduate students and students enrolled in law school. Selection for the award will be based primarily on a written submission of no more than one page setting out the applicant's financial need, any interests in particular areas of the law, and any qualifications for the award considered relevant by the applicant.

Total: $5000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  April 15