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.

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.

Operation Thank an Officer Scholarships
Sponsor: Operation Thank an Officer
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are pursuing a degree in law enforcement, current law enforcement officials who are pursuing an advanced degree and children of law enforcement officials.

Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
Sponsor: American Society of Criminology
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled on a full-time basis in an academic program at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Applicant must submit a paper on Criminology.

Noble National Scholarships
Sponsor: National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to African-American students who are incoming or current college students and who are/will be pursuing a degree in any of the social sciences, including technology, forensic investigations, and other criminal investigative studies, to further a career in law enforcement or criminal justice.

Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
Sponsor: National Black Police Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 17, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and of good character. Applicant must have been accepted by a college or university with the intent to obtain higher education training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system.

Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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.

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