Criminal Justice Scholarships
Law Enforcement Career Scholarship Program
The program is open to students who are citizens of the United States enrolled in a Law Enforcement or Police Administration course in an accredited college or university which offers a degree in these fields of study. Only applicants who have completed one year of study in a college are eligible. Students working toward an advanced degree are eligible if their graduate study is in Law Enforcement or Police Administration. Applications will be accepted from more than one member of the same family. Not more than one scholarship, however, will be granted to any one family. Past recipients of a scholarship are ineligible for consideration for a second grant. Please get in touch with the contact person below for deadline of application.
Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship
Each scholarship is a one year grant in the amount of $2,500.00 paid directly to the recipient. Persons may reapply for succeeding years. To be eligible, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school and have an interest in law enforcement with an emphasis in Domestic Violence and Hate Crimes prosecutions. The applicant must demonstrate financial need. Applications must be postmarked by June 15th of each year. Personal interviews of finalists will be conducted. Applicants will be notified of the Trustees' decision in August of each year. Applications should be sent to: Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship c/o Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow Union County Prosecutor’s Office 32 Rahway Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Scott A. Flahive Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of a young Grand Haven police officer, this fund offers educational assistance to local students pursuing careers in the fields of law enforcement and/or criminal justice. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive process which considers financial need, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, educational goals and personal aspirations. The community foundation's Board of Trustees has final approval of scholarship recommendations made by the foundation's Scholarship Committee or the advisory committees of certain scholarship funds. Scholarship amounts vary based on annual income available from each fund.
Justice Studies Scholarship
Two scholarships will be awarded to a male and female Justice Studies junior, respectively, based upon GPA and extra-curricular activities.
Justice Studies - Academic Opportunity Award
Scholarships are awarded to students in the following areas of study: Justice Studies. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.
Wendall W. and Reva W. Wyatt Scholarship
One or two scholarships will be awarded to continuing students who plan a career in Criminal Justice.
Officer Brian A. Aselton Memorial Scholarship
Selection Criteria: * Entering or enrolled as undergraduate at Manchester Community College * Criminal Justice major * Connecticut resident * Planning a career in law enforcementApplication Instructions: * Obtain application materials from the contact listed below.
Other Majors Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Other Majors Application
American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha-Epsilon National Scholarship
A competitive program, which makes annual monetary scholarship, awards to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a course of study in the criminal justice field. Three categories of awards have been established to include a Graduate Division, an Upper Division, and a Lower Division. The winners of the Scholarship competition are selected by the Scholarship Committee. Annual awards are announced at the National Conference of the Association held each year. The deadline for Scholarship applications is December 31st of each year. Interested members may contact the Executive Secretary to obtain applications and information.
You focus on your studies. We'll help with your tuition. At LivSecure, we are proud to support those who are studying to make our neighborhoods a safer place. If you are currently studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field, then you are eligible to submit a security-focused essay for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship to put toward your college tuition.
Detective LaVern S. Brann Scholarship
The Fund was established for the purpose of providing scholarships to individuals who are considered a minority by race or representation in the police officer profession. The scholarship will be available for graduates or graduating seniors from the Battle Creek area who are seeking educational opportunities in the Kellogg Community College Police Academy in order to become a police officer. The Battle Creek area is defined as residents or schools providing diplomas or other graduating equivalency in the townships of Pennfield, Emmett, Bedford and the Cities of Springfield and Battle Creek. Students should demonstrate potential to succeed in the police academy program. Financial need, character, and volunteer involvement, leadership and commitment to community will also be considered. For the purpose of this scholarship minority will be defined as African American, Hispanic, Female or other populations which are under-represented in the police officer profession. How to Apply: General BCCF Scholarhsip applicaiton and essay explained on the last page of the application. (Please check the website for the application form)
Patrick L. Hiram – John S. Freitas Scholarship
Must be pursuing a career in probation or police-related field of study Must be a resident of Hawai`i or California Demonstrate financial need Student Air Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Two letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches or community organization who can comment on your overall character Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.
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