Criminal justice is the study of all things related to law enforcement, police, lawyers, and corrections. Students studying criminal justice or criminology in college should consider the scholarships below.
Zeiger Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Brian Zeiger – Criminal Defense Attorney
Closing Date: November 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to police brutality.
Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program in the United States who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender.
Kush Arora Federal Justice Reform Scholarship
Sponsor: Price Benowitz LLP
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate, graduate, and law school students who are in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a policy in the criminal justice system.
Tenge Law Firm LLC Scholarship
Sponsor: The Tenge Law Firm LLC
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students. The scholarship is highly favored towards students who are pursuing a course in Law, Political Science, Sociology, Criminology, Media Studies or other law related courses. Applicant must submit an essay on why they want to study their chosen field.
Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.
Study.com Academic Scholarships
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts/General Studies, Architecture, Computer Science/Engineering, Business, Nursing, and Public Administration.