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.

Pumphrey Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Pumphrey Law
Amount: Up to $750
Closing Date: December 9, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt: “Why do prosecutors and defense attorneys have different ethical duties?”

UNCF Social Justice Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 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.

Juvenile Justice Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law Offices of Mark Sherman
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated their interest in serving the less privileged in their community. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to juvenile justice.

Milemark Media Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: MileMark Media
Amount: $1,000
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.

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