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.
UNCF Social Justice Scholarship
Amount: Up to $5,000
January 6, 2022 – extended to January 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are from New York, New Jersey, Vermont, and Connecticut who are committed to social justice. Applicant must be African American and be currently enrolled in college with at least a 2.5 GPA. Although all majors are encouraged to apply, those students who are political science, criminal justice or in a course of study toward the preparation of law school will be given preference.
Future Lawyers of America Scholarship
Sponsor: Bader Scott Injury Lawyers
Closing Date: June 21, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college and law school students who have a passion for the law. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a mentor OR one specific reform of the criminal justice system they support.
Milemark Media Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: MileMark Media
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and grad school students interested in or currently studying law, criminal justice, or forensics. Applicant must submit an essay sharing why they are interested in law, criminal justice, or forensics.