Criminal Justice Scholarships

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.

Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 25, 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.

Zeiger Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Brian Zeiger – Criminal Defense Attorney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to juvenile crime.

Police Scanner Scholarship
Sponsor: Zip Scanners
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending college or university in the U.S. Applicant must share three reasons why they should be chosen as the winner.

Florida Legal Career Scholarship
Sponsor: DUI Defense Attorneys Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and currently enrolled college students in the state of Florida who are pursuing a career in a legal related field. Examples of legal related programs are, but not limited to Criminal Justice, Crime Scene Investigation, Political Science, Sociology, Legal Studies, Forensics, Lawyer, Paralegal Studies, and Justice Administration.

Center for Advancing Opportunity Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Sponsor: TMCF | Center for Advancing Opportunity
Amount: $7,500
Closing Date: June 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at a four-year HBCU who are pursing a degree in an eligible discipline (Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Philosophy or Political Science). Applicant must have at least a 3.0, be classified as a rising junior as of Fall 2018, and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Peace Officer Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas Peace Officers pursing an academic degree. Applicant must be majoring in Criminal Justice or related field and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

LivSecure Student Scholarships
Sponsor: LivSecure
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors (May 2018) or freshmen/sophomores in college who are studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice or a related field.

My Alarm Center Student Scholarships
Sponsor: My Alarm Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current freshmen and sophomores in college who are/will be studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field.

Christopher W. Keysesr Scholarship
Sponsor: Keyser Law, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in a four-year college or university in the United States with an interest in the legal or criminal justice fields. Applicants must major in or be actively pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice, Pre-Law Studies, English, History, Political Science, Journalism, Communications or Sociology. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topics related to police conduct, undocumented immigrants, or the criminal justice system.

Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Tiftickjian Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to juvenile justice.

Wallin & Klarich Scholarship
Sponsor: Wallin & Klarich
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be a full-time college freshman during the 2018-2019 academic year and majoring in criminal justice, political science, or sociology. Applicant must submit an essay answering personal questions about their education.

Criminal Justice Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Crimcheck.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in post-secondary education or high school seniors/recent high school graduates who are pursuing post-secondary education in the criminal justice field.

Levin Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: The Levin Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in higher education or actively applying to a college or graduate/professional program. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to juvenile detention centers.

Kush Arora Federal Justice Reform Scholarship
Sponsor: Price Benowitz LLP
Amount: $500
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.

Study.com Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Study.com
Amount: Varies
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.

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