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  • ACJA/Lambda Alpha Epsilon Scholarship
    Varies
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Criminal Justice Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who are studying criminal justice. Students must be ACJA/LAE members, but they may submit a membership form at the time of application. Applicants must have completed at least two semesters or three quarters of their education while earning at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit transcripts, letters of enrollment and goals statements.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request.

    P.O. Box 601047
    Sacramento, CA 95860-1047

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  • American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities
    $6,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Society of Criminology

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Asian American, Latino or Native American. Recipients must have been accepted into a doctoral studies program. Selection is based on curriculum vitae, college transcripts, financial need, references and letter describing career plans, experiences and interest in criminology.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

    1314 Kinnear Road
    Suite 212
    Columbus, OH 43212-1156

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  • Chairman Emeritus Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
    $200-$500
    April 15
    Sponsor: American Society of Criminology Gene Carte Student Paper Competition

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. The writing competition requires applicants to write on a topic directly related to criminology and must be accompanied by a letter signed by the dean or department chair. Other paper formatting requirements are listed on the website. The first place winner also receives a travel award.

    How to apply: There is no application form. Paper must be mailed in. The paper specifications are on the website.

    Daniel Ragan
    Department of Sociology, University of New Mexico
    1915 Roma N.E., Suite 1103, MSCO5 3080
    Albuquerque, NM 87131

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  • Jonathan Jasper Wright Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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  • Richard McGrath Memorial Fund Award
    Varies
    December 1
    Sponsor: American Criminal Justice Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be active American Criminal Justice Association-Lambda Alpha Epsilon (ACJA/LAE) members majoring in a criminal justice field who have attended at least one regional meeting. The fund pays the registration fee for students to attend the national conference.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request or email.

    P.O. Box 601047
    Sacramento, CA 95860-1047

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  • Student Paper Competition
    $50-$150
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Criminal Justice Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be student members (undergraduate or graduate) of the American Criminal Justice Association-Lambda Alpha Epsilon and submit an original paper on criminology, law enforcement, juvenile justice, courts, corrections, prevention, planning and evaluation or career development and education in the field of criminal justice. Students may apply for membership along with their paper submission. Applicants should submit applications and three copies of the paper.

    How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the Executive Secretary.

    P.O. Box 601047
    Sacramento, CA 95860-1047

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  • William L. Hastie Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: The award honors the first African American appointed to the bench in 1937 by President Franklin Roosevelt. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

    How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.

    1801 Fayetteville Street
    106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
    P.O. Box 20011-C
    Durham, NC 27707

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