Thurgood Marshall Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Sunday
Awarded By:

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in criminal justice or a closely-related field.
  3. Must have maintained the equivalent of a 'B' average.
  4. Must have been accepted to or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for U.S. and international students who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in criminal justice or a closely-related field and have maintained the equivalent of a 'B' average.

Application requirements for the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ) will award a scholarship to an individual who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need. This scholarship award is presented once a year at NABCJ's Annual Training Conference (usually held in July).

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Applications are available online from the The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ) website. In addition to the completed application, the applicant must submit the following documents: a 1,000-word essay as to why he/she is pursuing a career in criminal justice and why he/she is seeking the scholarship; a copy of his/her high school transcript; a copy of the acceptance letter from the university or college where accepted; letter(s) of recommendation; and documentation of community/volunteer service. The student's parent, legal gardian, or the student (in the case of an emancipated youth) must also submit a statement explaining prior financial planning for the student's education as well as a statement that describes the present need for financial assistance and supportive documentation in one or more of the following forms: current W-2 form, 1040, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), or financial aid. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted to the address provided, postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Odelia Mozell
Address: NCCU/NABCJ P.O. Box 20011-C Durham, North Carolina 27707

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