Scholarships for Criminal Justice Majors

Are you compelled to make the world a better place by studying for a degree in criminal justice? Pursuing such a noble goal can be pricey, but luckily there are scholarships out there to make an education in criminal justice more affordable. Some local or state police agencies and other private organizations offer scholarships for students studying criminal justice or focusing on a specific career in the area, such as policing. Some of these scholarships are targeted at a specific group of students, such as minorities or LGBT students. Others are available to any students studying criminal justice at an accredited university who meet academic or financial need requirements. Find a scholarship to fund your education goals from the below list of criminal justice scholarships.

Showing 1-20 of 21 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
The Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe Future Leaders of Washington State Scholarship The Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe Washington State Attorneys
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Legal|Finance|Government|Politics|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|High school|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Law Enforcement|Corrections|Computer Forensics|Forensic Psychology|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 5,000
  • 7 awards
  • February 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +5 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Santa Clara, CA|Santa Cruz, CA|San Francisco, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|Monterey Bay, CA|Monterey, CA|San Benito, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Stefanie Liberti Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • School (K-12): |Lake Worth Community High School, Lake Worth, FL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May-31-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |San Patricio, TX|Refugio, TX|Aransas, TX|Bee, TX|Jim Wells, TX|Kleberg, TX|Nueces, TX|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 400
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Legal|Social Justice|
  • Residence: Live in |Allegan, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Cecelia Springmeyer Memorial Scholarship Decatur County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Law Enforcement|Teaching|Agronomy|Animal Husbandry|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Decatur|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Post-Secondary Education|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Willingness to learn|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
Bruce C. Bade Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Law|Criminal Justice|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|Vocational School|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|Sports|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
Jorden W. Nickols Memorial Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Science|Criminal Justice|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|Vocational School|
  • Extracurricular: |Sports|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Political Science|Law|Philosophy|Economics|English|Criminal Justice|Medicine|Finance/banking|Accounting|
  • School (College): |Accredited program in the US|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
Aaron Zeiher Memorial Scholarship Johnson County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-28-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Law Enforcement|
  • Residence: Live in |Johnson, IN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College| in |Indiana|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
John S. Atwater Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • School (K-12): |Lake Worth High School, Lake Worth, FL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Law Enforcement|
  • Residence: Live in |Koochiching, MN|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|Training Program|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,200
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Political Science|Criminal Justice|Counseling|
  • Residence: Live in |Mississippi|
  • School (College): |Public University|Southern University at New Orleans (LA)|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
The Jacques Avent Scholarship Arizona Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Political Science|Nursing|Business|Criminal Justice|Healthcare|Public Policy|Public Administration|Information Technology|Public Affairs|Urban and Metropolitan Studies|
  • Residence: Live in |Arizona|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship Delaware Higher Education Commission
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art History|History|Anthropology|Women's Studies|Political Science|Philosophy|Art|Economics|English|Sociology|Criminal Justice|Language|Social Work|Communications|Psychology|Human Services|International Relations|Mass Communications|Art Conservation|Black American Studies|Comparative Literature|Continental European Studies|East Asian Studies|Foreign Languages & Literatures|Latin American studies|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Delaware (DE)|Delaware State University (DE)|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • Employer: |Child or Step-Child of Sheriff/Deputy Sheriff|Child or Step-Child of Deceased NC Law Enforcement Officer|Child or Step-Child of Retired/Disabled NC Sheriff/Deputy Sheriff|
  • School (College): |North Carolina State University (NC)|North Carolina|Appalachian State University, Boone, NC|North Carolina A&T State University (NC)|East Carolina University (NC)|Elizabeth City State University (NC)|Fayetteville State University (NC)|North Carolina Central University (NC)|University of North Carolina at Charlotte, (NC)|University of North Carolina at Pembroke, (NC)|University of North Carolina Wilmington, (NC)|Western Carolina University (NC)|Winston-Salem State University, (NC)|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|
  • Residence: Live in |Union|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
Daniel W. Schindlbeck Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Criminal Justice|Law Enforcement|
  • Employer: |Police Officers|Kane County Sheriffs Department|
  • Residence: Live in |Kane, IL|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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