Scholarships in Criminal Justice And Corrections, Other

Irlet Anderson Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior interested in pursuing a career in crimial justice or law enforcement.


George E. Meares Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. The present emphasis is in probation and parole, and it may include related correctional services.


Grace Walsh Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1


Thurgood Marshall Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be pursuing a bachelors degree in criminal justice or a closely related criminal justice field.


Dean Reep Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident who is planning a career in crime prevention, have high moral character and a minimum 3.4 GPA, and be a full-time senior who is graduating in May or graduate student. Applicant must submit transcript, two letters of reference from people who can attest to applicant's high moral character, and personal statement of goals.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


ISF Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 21

Applicant must be Muslim or an active member of the Muslim community who is enrolled at an accredited university as an undergraduate (sophomore, junior, or senior) or graduate student (including Ph.D.) in the United States who is majoring in one of the sponsor's supported majors as found on their website. Minimum 3.0 GPA and United States citizenship/permanent residence required.


AlliedBarton Security Services Scholarship

Award: $7,600, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a first-time college student who resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and will enroll in the justice curriculum with a minimum of six credits per semester. Applicant must agree to a paid internship with AlliedBarton. Letter of recommendation, essay, and minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.


Oregon Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be enrolling as a college senior or above at a four-year public or nonprofit college or university in Oregon pursuing a degree in accounting, business, criminal justice, finance, law, law enforcement, or risk management. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.


Bruce C. Bade Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Blackford County who plans to pursue post-secondary education in the fields of criminal justice, law, or a law-related field.


Jorden W. Nickols Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Blackford County resident who participated in sports during high school and plans to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study in education, criminal justice, or a science-related field.


Greg Andres North Dearborn Conservation Club Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a graduating senior from East Central High School or Franklin County High School who will pursue a career as a conservation officer, law enforcement officer or a career in the medical field at an accredited vocational or two- or four-year institution of higher learning. Essay required.


Jed Moses Fulmer Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Edinburgh Community, Franklin Community, Indian Creek, or Whiteland Community High School who is planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college in pursuit of a degree in law enforcement. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.


ALLCOPS Criminal Justice Professional Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 21

Applicant must be a resident of Allegan County who will enroll full-time in a criminal justice program. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.


Charles L. Gittens Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior interesting in pursuing a career in criminal justice or law enforcement.


Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degrees - Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a college or university pursuing an associates or bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: computer forensics, corrections, criminal justice, forensic psychology, homeland security, law enforcement, and sociology with law/criminal emphasis.


John S. Atwater Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Lake Worth High School who has participated in the criminal justice program for four years and will pursue a career in criminal justice.


Christopher W. Keyser Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the United States with an interest in the legal or criminal justice fields. Applicant must be actively pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of study: communications, criminal justice, English, history, journalism, political science, or pre-law studies. Essay required.


Criminal Justice Scholarship Award

Award: $500, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be currently enrolled in post-secondary education or a high school senior/recent high school graduate pursuing post-secondary education in the criminal justice field. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Kush Arora Federal Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. Applicant must possess an interest in social justice. Minimum 3.0 GPA, resume, essay, and unofficial transcript required.


Virginia Sheriffs' Institute Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be residents of an eligible Virginia locality. They must be accepted or enrolled at a Virginia college or university and must be majoring in or planning to major in criminal justice. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


LivSecure Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicants must be a high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college. Students should be currently studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field. Applicants will submit a 500-1000 word essay on why they chose a law enforcement related career and what they hope to achieve from their chosen career.


The Future of Video Surveillance Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicants must be an undergraduate enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college or university studying or planning to study criminal justice or information technology. Students must be enrolled full time in the fall semester. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applicants will submit via email a 1,000-word-essay on one of the given prompts: How do you envision video surveillance playing a role in your professional and personal life in the next 10 years? What impact do you think your generation will have on video and electronic monitoring in 10 years?


Jacksonville State University Criminal Justice - Corrections

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be currently enrolled at Jacksonville State University as an undergraduate majoring in criminal justice with an emphasis on corrections. Students must attend classes in at least one of the summer sessions between May and August. Applicants must submit application along with essays.