Law Enforcement Scholarships

Here are some of the Law Enforcement scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

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

John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident and a sworn law enforcement officer seeking educational advancement on a college or graduate level to improve his or her effectiveness as a law enforcement officer. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need. -Contact Marlene Lynch Ford at (732) 929-2020 for more information.

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.

Theatre/Forensics Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students participating in APU

Barton L. Collins Memorial Scholarship

College of Applied Science and Arts - Administration of Justice Must be an upper division undergraduate student majoring in Administration of Justice; must have a 3.25 GPA at SJSU in Administration of Justice major; complete an essay of 300-500 words; applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement.

Beaudry Administration of Justice Endowment

Applied Sciences & Arts - Administration of Justice For undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Administration of Justice with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Charles E. Pat Casey Scholarship

Applied Sciences & Arts - Administration of Justice Award: Annual Criteria: Contact Department for details. For more information, please call: 408-924-2940

Paula Stone Hubbell Endowment In Criminal Justice

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Administration of Justice Applicants must be current graduate students in the AJ program working towards master

Robert Marshall Moore Memorial Award

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Administration of Justice For an outstanding junior majoring in administration of justice.

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