Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description

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

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 2500

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Union County Prosecutor’s Office
c/o Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow 32 Rahway Avenue
Trenton, NJ 07202

Contact Person: c/o NJ Division of Criminal Justice