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  • 'Tez' Patrick Public Safety Scholarship Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Gulf Coast State College

    Eligibility: Applicants will be selected by the coordinators from the GCSC Public Safety Fire Science and Law Enforcement programs at Gulf Coast State College. Preference will be given to a student who is a female and a program participant in the fire science or law enforcement programs at the GCSC North Bay Center.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98
    Panama City, FL 32401

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  • Academic Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 and be enrolled in associate in science or associate in arts. Students must be first-time freshmen and provide two letters of recommendation from non-relatives.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
    Selma, AL 36703-2808

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  • ACC Criminal Justice Department Scholarship
    $500
    March 25
    Sponsor: Alvin Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be ACC students enrolled in a criminal justice degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3110 Mustang Road
    Alvin, TX 77511-4898

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  • ACCF Judge Webb Memorial Scholarship
    $600
    Varies
    Sponsor: Alvin Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors majoring in criminal justice or attend the police academy. Students must be in the top third of their class, maintain a 2.5 GPA and enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3110 Mustang Road
    Alvin, TX 77511-4898

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  • ACJA/Lambda Alpha Epsilon Scholarship
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    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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  • Alan Cloninger Annual Scholarship
    $500
    Varies
    Sponsor: Gaston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be recent Gaston or Lincoln County Schools graduates seeking basic law enforcement training with high academic achievements and a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034

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  • ALLCOPS Criminal Justice Professional Scholarship
    Varies
    March
    Sponsor: Allegan County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or non-traditional adult students. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must intend on enrolling full-time in an accredited criminal justice program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 Marshall Street
    Allegan, MI 49010

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  • Alvin and Carol Brooks Binding Us Together Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in criminal justice and other related social science disciplines with a minimum 2.0 GPA and at least six credit hours.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3200 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111-2429

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  • Arthur and Susan Coyle Sweet and Lovable Fund
    $500
    March 15
    Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be matriculated students enrolled in the criminal justice program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy, NY 12180

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  • ASUTR Public Safety Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Arkansas State University Three Rivers

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate students who are certified public safety officers (active or retired, i.e. law enforcement, firefighter, EMT, all first responders, and Arkansas correctional officers) and must complete the scholarship application and provide a letter verifying employment status. Students must be enrolled in a program that leads to a certificate or associate degree and must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One College Circle
    Malvern, AR 72104-0816

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  • AT&T First Responder Scholarship Endowment
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    Sponsor: Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students in the criminal justice program at the Georgetown, Dover or Stanton campuses. Students must be 18 to 24 years old and represent an underserved community or demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1832 North Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

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  • Ayers Scholarship for Law Enforcement Officers in Criminal Justice
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: University of Memphis

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Memphis Lambuth campus and shall meet the following criteria : full time or part time undergraduate student, declared major in criminal justice and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Southern Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38152

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  • Bill Mehrtens Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in criminal justice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Lincoln Drive
    Carbondale, IL 62901-4512

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  • Billy Lytton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    January 15
    Sponsor: Gaston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be promising students pursuing a degree in criminal justice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034

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  • Black Hawk County Law Enforcement Scholarship
    $1,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Hawkeye Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit the required documents to complete their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1501 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701

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  • Bob Seinsoth Endowment for Criminal Justice
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    Sponsor: Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in the criminal justice program at the Stanton Campus. Students must have completed 50% of the program and have a 2.5 or above GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1832 North Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

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  • Bremer County Peace Officers Scholarship
    $400
    February 1
    Sponsor: Hawkeye Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit the required documents to complete their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1501 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701

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  • Bruce C. Bade Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March
    Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates living in Blackford County, local students who have completed at least one year of college, or nontraditional students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    121 North High Street
    Hartford City, IN 47348

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  • Byron J. and Elizabeth E. de Gruyter Turner Science and Math Scholarship
    $2000-$3000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be an outstanding student in science and math. Students must submit an application for admission, high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores, GED scores or college transcripts by February 15 preceding the academic year for which application is made.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Captain James and Susan Boxx Fire and Police Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wapello County who are dependents of Ottumwa firefighters, paid members of the Ottumwa police department, Wapello County Sheriff's department or dependents of a rural county firefighter who is active on the Wapello County rural force. Students enrolled in the criminal justice program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Carolyn W. Gregori Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Science majors with an intention of pre-med. Students must submit an application for admission, high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores, GED scores or college transcripts for which application is made.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Center for Social Justice Scholarship
    up to $24,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Western New England University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming, full-time students admitted into the criminal justice, law and society or political science majors.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1215 Wilbraham Rd
    Springfield, MA 01119-2684

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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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  • Charles Purgavie Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    August 19
    Sponsor: Ocean County College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in criminal justice and must be high school graduates who reside in Ocean County and attend Ocean County Colleges. Students must demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    College Drive
    Toms River, NJ 08754-2001

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  • Charles Russell Massey Memorial Scholarship
    $1000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or senior students majoring in criminal justice. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be involved in community engagement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Chief of Police (Retired) Robert P. Williams Scholarship Fund
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    Sponsor: Excelsior College

    Eligibility: Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for eligibility. Students must be a part of Excelsior's criminal justice program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7 Columbia Cir
    Albany, NY 12203-5159

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  • Chief Scott Weidig Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students in the following areas of study in order of preference: fire science / EMT, health sciences and criminal justice. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Chief Simpson Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in criminal justice or EMS. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Chris Coxton Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    $275
    January 15
    Sponsor: Gaston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents in Lincoln County enrolled in criminal justice or basic law enforcement training. Gaston College basic law enforcement training graduates from Lincoln County currently pursuing a degree in criminal justice may be considered if no basic law enforcement training students qualify for the scholarship in any given semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034

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  • Christopher Cheney Criminal Justice Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time criminal justice majors who were recommended by the IHCC criminal justice department.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Christopher Daniel Turner Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Danville Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who have been Law Enforcement Explorers in Post 911, Danville, VA for at least six months, resides in Danville or Pittsylvania County, and are enrolled in the Administration of Justice program. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of at least 2.50.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1008 S Main St
    Danville, VA 24541-4004

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  • Col. Tom A. Thomas Human Resources Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be qualified graduate students or junior and senior undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the department of professional programs in human services. Students must have completed at least 12 credit hours with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. Students from the outreach sites are also eligible to apply for this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Connie Lancaster Tweedy Professional Programs in Human Services Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students with a declared major within the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services. Preference is given to no-traditional and/or 1st generation college students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Criminal Justice Changemaker Scholarship
    $1,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Varghese Summersett PLLC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming or current undergraduate or law students in the United States interested in a criminal justice career. Students must submit an essay on a provided prompt.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    300 Throckmorton Street
    Suite 1650
    Fort Worth, TX 76102

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  • Criminal Justice Department Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Highland Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be interested in law enforcement, corrections, court services, victim advocacy and pre-law. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    606 W Main
    Highland, KS 66035-4165

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  • Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Lux Law Firm

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to a college or university or students currently enrolled in a college or university. An essay is required on a provided prompt.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    429 South Cascade Avenue
    Suite 101
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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  • Daisy and Frederick Stone Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Tiffin University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or senior students majoring in criminal justice whose permanent residence is Seneca County. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or better.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    155 Miami Street
    Tiffin, OH 44883

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  • Darius Quimby Scholarships
    Up to $1,500
    March 18
    Sponsor: Operation Thank An Officer

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school students or college students pursuing a degree in law enforcement or current law enforcement officials who are pursuing an advanced degree. An essay submission is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 92
    Montrose, MN 55363

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  • David Farnsworth Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in the criminal justice program. Students must demonstrate financial need. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Douglas C. King Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    August 19
    Sponsor: Ocean County College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of a high school in Ocean County majoring in criminal justice. Students must be recommended by a teacher or guidance counselor and must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    College Drive
    Toms River, NJ 08754-2001

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  • Dr. Daniel Markarian Changing Lives Scholarship
    $1000
    July 15
    Sponsor: Nova Southeastern University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students in the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3301 College Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796

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  • Dr. Mary Jo Pribble Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in a science field. Students must have a recommendation for the awarding of this scholarship from the science and mathematics chairperson.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Dr. Paul G. and Virginia Caltrider Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be West Virginia students in the Science and Math Department. Students must be enrolled full-time at Glenville State University and may not be used for online or summer session classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Emerald Coast First Responders Association Scholarship
    $1,400
    Varies
    Sponsor: Gulf Coast State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must first complete the Donor's application found online to be considered. Preference will be given to students attending Gulf Coast State College who will be participants in a first responder program and to students attending Gulf Coast who currently are employed as a first responders who will be participating in academic classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98
    Panama City, FL 32401

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  • Equitable Justice Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be matriculated undergraduates with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater and at least sixty-credits or greater. Students must major in criminal justice management.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Estanislao Hernandez Rosas Memorial Direct Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in criminal justice. Students must be enrolled full-time with at least a 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • FHU James A. Garfield Award
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: Freed-Hardeman University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in law and politics, history and criminal justice. Students must submit brief responses to an essay prompt.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    158 E Main St
    Henderson, TN 38340-2399

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  • First Responder Police and Corrections Personnel Scholarship
    $585
    Varies
    Sponsor: Auburn University at Montgomery

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in any of the 100 percent online undergraduate or graduate programs or in the campus-based programs in criminal justice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7440 East Drive
    Montgomery, AL 36117-3596

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  • Flathead County Sheriff's Posse Scholarship
    $800
    February 15
    Sponsor: Flathead Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students seeking a career in police work or law enforcement. Students must be pursuing coursework in criminal justice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Grandview Drive
    Kalispell, MT 59901

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  • Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #52 Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fletcher Technical Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students pursuing criminal justice or political science degree at Fletcher Technical Community College. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1407 Highway 311
    Schriever, LA 70395

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  • Fritz and Peggy Thompson Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Frank Phillips College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current FPC students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in at least 12 semester hours of completed course work. Students must be business, government, public service or law enforcement majors resident of Hutchinson County.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1301 W. Roosevelt St.
    Borger, TX 79008-5118

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  • GCSC Foundation Law Enforcement Scholarship Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Gulf Coast State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must complete the foundation's general scholarship application and be selected by the Gulf Coast State College Public Safety faculty. Preference will be given to students who are active participants in the Law Enforcement program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98
    Panama City, FL 32401

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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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  • George Turnbull Memorial Scholarship [ISRGT]
    $1000
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    Sponsor: County College of Morris

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time or part-time students who major in criminal justice, well-motivated, academically capable and demonstrate potential to do well in the criminal justice field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    214 Center Grove Rd
    Randolph, NJ 07869-2086

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  • Governor Bradford Chapter NSDAR Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Vermilion County, Illinois or the Indiana Counties of Vermillion, Warren and Fountain. Students must be studying healthcare, education, liberal arts, horticulture, business, engineering, technology or criminal justice with a minimum B average. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Graduate Focus Scholarship for Criminal Justice
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    Sponsor: Auburn University at Montgomery

    Eligibility: Applicants must be domestic students. Students must be enrolled in the criminal justice program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7440 East Drive
    Montgomery, AL 36117-3596

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  • Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union Book Scholarship
    $300
    May 15
    Sponsor: Harford Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credits) in the Criminal Justice AA or Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS programs. Students must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants must be Harford County residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Thomas Run Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21015-1698

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  • Harford County Sheriff's Office Scholarship
    $1,950
    May 15
    Sponsor: Harford Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time (12+ credits per semester) in the Criminal Justice AA or Criminal Justice-Legal Studies AAS programs. Students must be Harford County residents. Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Thomas Run Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21015-1698

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  • Harrison, Moreland, Webber, Simplot and Maxwell P.C. Scholarship
    $600
    Varies
    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students with interest in pre-law, political science or criminal justice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Higginbotham Family Human Resources Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in any of the programs and/or concentration in the department of professional programs in human services. Students must have completed at least 75 hours, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and been accepted into their program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Hochberg Preparatory Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    July 15
    Sponsor: Nova Southeastern University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students in the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3301 College Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796

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  • Holmes-Sanders-Mayfield Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Grand Rapids Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate students who are single parents or law enforcement students who are in one of the occupational programs at GRCC. Students must demonstrate financial need and no minimum GPA is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295

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  • Imette St. Guillen Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time graduate students in the criminal justice master's program with a minimum of nine graduate credits in the fall semester and at least a 3.70 cumulative GPA or greater. Students must have earned at least twelve John Jay College credits. Applicants must be working with NYC agencies or community organizations related to criminal justice, crime prevention, or forensic studies.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Indian Hills Academy Scholarship
    $600
    Varies
    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time within the arts and sciences division or criminal justice program who are members of the IHCC Academy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Jacqueline M. Lacy Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Vermilion county, studying criminal justice or general education. Students must be full-time with a minimum C average but no greater than a B average. Applicants must be students who do not qualify for State or Federal Financial Aid but have student loans. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • James A. Saavedra Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in the DMC police academy and have at least a 2.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • James C. Todd Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Tiffin University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates on the main campus who have completed their sophomore year as law enforcement majors. Students must demonstrate improvement and maintain a strong grade point average since the start of their freshman academic year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    155 Miami Street
    Tiffin, OH 44883

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  • James Kimbrow Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
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    Sponsor: Three Rivers College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in criminal justice or law enforcement. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours with at least a 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2080 Three Rivers Blvd
    Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

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  • Jed Moses Fulmer Memorial Scholarship
    $3,000
    February 22
    Sponsor: Johnson County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Edinburgh Community High School, Franklin Community High School, Indian Creek High School or Whiteland Community High School who plan to enroll full-time at an accredited institution and will pursue career in law enforcement or in the Department of Natural Resources. Students must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and special consideration will be given to those who attend Vincennes University. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 217
    Franklin, IN 46131

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  • Jeff Sewell Memorial Criminal Justice Scholarship
    Varies
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring in criminal justice with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Jennifer and Steve Pigsley Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Western Dakota Technical College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time sophomore students majoring in criminal justice with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must submit FAFSA and be interviewed by the Pigsley family.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    800 Mickelson Dr
    Rapid City, SD 57703-4018

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  • Jerome D. "Jerry" Brown Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in the criminal justice program who demonstrates financial need. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Jim Dupont Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    February 15
    Sponsor: Flathead Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be career-seekers at Flathead Valley Community College. Eligible students are those from Flathead County who wish to study the areas of the criminal justice system.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Grandview Drive
    Kalispell, MT 59901

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  • John F. Tobon - Criminal Justice Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice with a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA and at least sixty earned credits. Students must be residents of New York City.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • John Girton Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be second year students in criminal justice with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate financial need. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • John S. Atwater Scholarship
    $3,000
    January
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

    Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in the criminal justice program for four years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 South Dixie Highway
    Suite 200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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  • John W. Bacon Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    July 1
    Sponsor: Butler County Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time sophomores majoring in nursing, mathematics, engineering, criminology, biological science, chemistry, graphic design, homeland security, computer science, accounting, robotics technology, computer information systems, electronics technology, engineering technology, technical trades, radiologic technology, measurement science/metrology technology, nanofabrication technology, applied industrial technology, and manufacturing. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    107 College Drive
    Butler, PA 16002

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  • Jon Arrasmith Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in criminal justice or a related field with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to members of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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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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  • Jorden W. Nickols Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in high school sports. Students must plan to study education/coaching, criminal justice or a science-related field and be qualified as a full-time student. Students must submit information on their school and community activities and goals, a transcript, an explanation of their financial need and an appraisal from a guidance counselor or other school official.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    121 North High Street
    Hartford City, IN 47348

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  • Joseph Hatton Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    April 25
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Keith B. Carrington, Sr. Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice
    $2,500
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates or graduate students majoring in criminal justice with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Kristen D. Nolan Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    April 13
    Sponsor: Westfield State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be senior students majoring in criminal justice with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate perseverance and dedication in completing the requirements of their degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    577 Western Ave
    Westfield, MA 01086-1630

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  • Law Enforcement Appreciation Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Vermilion County with a minimum B average. Students must be studying criminal justice or law enforcement. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Lieutenant June T. Murphy Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Assabet Valley Regional Technical School

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Students must have a strong academic record.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    215 Fitchburg Street
    Marlborough, MA 01752

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  • Linda Laird Bolton Women of Law Enforcement Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of Vermilion County studying Criminal Justice with the intent to serve the public via the Vermilion County Sheriff's Department or the Danville Police Department. Students must maintain a B average. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Lowell E. Green Human Resources Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or above students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be majoring in the department of Professional programs in Human Services with a preference for disabled students and those in the rehabilitation counseling area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • M. Brenn Green Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be admitted to Florida Atlantic University by enrolling in anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, health administration, political science, social work or sociology majors. Students must upload a personal essay detailing why they chose their particular major of interest and how they plan to pursue a career in the field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Mary Ann Bolden Memorial Criminal Justice Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fayetteville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must major in criminal justice for eligibility.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1200 Murchison Rd
    Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298

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  • Master Trooper Jerry L. Hines Scholarship
    Varies
    February 25
    Sponsor: Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from the Dabney S Lancaster Community College service area, planning to major in criminal justice or forensic science.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 Dabney Drive
    Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1000

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  • McCoy-Fyfe Family Scholarship
    $30,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduates in junior or senior year majoring in a liberal arts program including criminal justice or public administration-inspection and oversight with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application. Students must have served as sworn law enforcement officers in any jurisdiction. Applicants SAT or ACT scores must be above the 75th percentile.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Meese Family Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: George Mason University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students pursuing a degree in criminology, law and society or graduate students in the MS program in criminal justice. Students must have high academic merits and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4400 University Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

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  • Melissa L. Linville Criminal Justice Scholarship
    $500
    August 1
    Sponsor: Crimcheck

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in classes for the upcoming academic year. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of leadership potetntial, dedication to a career in criminal justice and ambition. Students must submit an essay explaining their educational and professional goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    17295 Foltz Industrial Parkway
    Suite B
    Strongsville, OH 44149

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  • Michael Such Criminal Justice Scholarship
    $500
    March 15
    Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, matriculated students enrolled in the criminal justice curriculum with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy, NY 12180

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  • Mike Tripolino Criminal Justice Scholarship
    $500
    February 1
    Sponsor: Hawkeye Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit the required documents to complete their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1501 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701

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  • Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain Scholarship
    $1,200
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and at least thirty earned credits by the date of the study abroad program. Students must have an interest in pursuing a career in African diaspora studies, including social justice, english, international criminal justice, international studies, sociology, political science, gender politics, history, or anthropology.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Natashia Wright Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or senior students majoring in criminal justice law enforcement with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Students must be enrolled in the next summer COP Skills Academy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • National Science Foundation S-STEM Scholarship
    Varies
    May 15
    Sponsor: Harford Community College

    Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled full-time (12+ credits) in any of the following majors: biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, information assurance and cybersecurity, math or physics. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents with financial need and a complete FAFSA on file. Applicants must have a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA and must be selected by the S-STEM selection committee.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Thomas Run Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21015-1698

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  • Nebraska Career Scholarships
    $26,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: Peru State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be must be degree-seeking, reside in on-campus housing and enroll in 12 or more credit hours each semester. Students must be majoring in business, education, criminal justice or computer and management information systems and have a minimum ACT of 18 and minimum GPA of 2.7.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    600 Hoyt Street
    Peru, NE 68421-0010

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  • New York Giants Touchdown Fellowship
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice or related programs with between seventy-five to eighty-nine earned credits and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Nikki Clark Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time Frostburg State University students who are residents of Allegany County, Maryland and major in criminal justice, education, psychology, sociology or social work. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • North Carolina Sheriffs Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarships
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Sheriffs Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be North Carolina residents and the child or step-child of a North Carolina sheriff or deputy sheriff. Students must be undergraduates majoring in criminal justice and attending one of the following eligible state institutions: Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Western Carolina University and Winston-Salem State University.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 20049
    Raleigh, NC 27619-0049

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  • Nueces County Sheriffs Office Direct Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming college freshmen majoring in a criminal justice related field. Students must be residing in Nueces county and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Pete Gray Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in criminal justice with a concentration in law enforcement. Students are awarded at the discretion of a selection board composed of members of the Ada Fraternal Order of Police.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Polie Cloninger Endowed Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: Gaston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Gaston College GED or Adult High School graduates seeking degrees in nursing or criminal justice. Students must have high academic achievements and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034

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  • Presidential Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a composite ACT score of at least 26 and be enrolled in associate in science or associate in arts. Students must be first-time freshmen and provide two letters of recommendation from non-relatives.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
    Selma, AL 36703-2808

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  • Professor Ronald Dow Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, matriculated students enrolled in the criminal justice curriculum with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy, NY 12180

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  • Public Safety Scholarship
    $500
    July 1
    Sponsor: Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in public safety programs such as law enforcement, criminal justice, EMS programs, paramedicine and related first responder programs.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Maurice Culberson Drive
    Rome, GA 30161

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  • Public Servant Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Divine Mercy University

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a position in public services (educators, first responders roles such as police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and hospital workers). Students must meet the minimum GPA criteria specific to the program of study for which they are applying and submit appropriate documentation verifying the public servant status which qualifies them for this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    45154 Underwood Lane
    Sterling, VA 20166

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  • Public Services Cluster Fund
    $300
    Varies
    Sponsor: Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in either human services, nursing or criminal justice programs.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1832 North Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

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  • Ray Farmer Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be criminal justice students who possess the potential for success as a CLEET certified with a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA. Students must have excellent moral character, dependable and exemplify high integrity and be enrolled in the summer COP Skills academy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Raymond J. Stastny Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
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    Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, matriculated students in the criminal justice curriculum with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Preference will be given to students involved in the intercollegiate or intramural athletic program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy, NY 12180

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  • Richard E. Baumgartner Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate or junior and senior students in the department of professional programs in human services. Graduate candidates must have completed at least 9 credit hours; undergraduate applicants must have completed at least 12 hours. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Richard McGrath Memorial Fund Award
    Varies
    December 31
    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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  • Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000-$10,000
    February 4
    Sponsor: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a declared major or minor in criminal justice, accounting, business or finance. Students must submit three letters of recommendation, with at least one from a Certified Fraud Examiner or local CFE Chapter and must write an essay on why they deserve the scholarship and how fraud awareness will help their career.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Scholarships Program Coordinator
    The Gregor Building
    716 West Avenue
    Austin, TX 78701

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  • Robert J. McKinley Faculty Memorial Scholarship
    $300
    March 15
    Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time matriculated criminal justice majors with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy, NY 12180

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  • Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
    $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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  • Saldukas Family Foundation Scholarship
    Varies
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    Sponsor: Florida SouthWestern State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Florida SouthWestern State College. Students must be enrolled in the associate of science in criminal justice, emergency medical services and fire science technology programs.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8099 College Parkway
    Fort Myers, FL 33919

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  • Sandra Wagner Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
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    Sponsor: Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in the criminal justice program at the Stanton Campus. Students must have completed at least one semester and have a 3.0 or above GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1832 North Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

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  • Sebastiano
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice or any related major. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and an eighty H.S. average. Applicants having an interest in an extreme sport are preferred.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Sergeant Peter Tam Law Enforcement Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students enrolled part-time in a master s program at John Jay College majoring in criminal justice and other related courses with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Students must have previously earned a bachelor s degree in a major other than criminal justice or criminology and must be employed full-time in a law enforcement agency. Applicants who are of Asian-American descent will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Sgt. Rod Lucas Memorial Scholarship - Police Academy
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Fresno City College

    Eligibility: Applicants must provide an essay telling about themselves, any obstacles they have overcome to get to where they are now, explain their top three attributes and what Jesus Christ means to them. The scholarship will be awarded to a Fresno City College Police Academy cadet upon completion of the police academy program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741

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  • Sheriff Leroy Russell Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice
    $500
    January 15
    Sponsor: Gaston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Gaston County residents and have enrolled in a criminal justice program for a minimum of 24 credit hours if a full-time student or 12 hours if a part-time student with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference is given to Gaston County Sheriff s Office Deputies or members of their immediate families.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034

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  • Sigma Gamma Rho - Agent of Change Fellowship
    $12,500
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate junior or senior students majoring in political science, criminal justice, or any other related field. Students must have a minimum of seventy- five-credits and at least a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Star and Shield Scholarship Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Gulf Coast State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must complete the foundation's general scholarship application and be selected by the Gulf Coast State College Public Safety faculty. Preference will be given to participants in the Law Enforcement Program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98
    Panama City, FL 32401

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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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  • Terry and Nancy Mularkey Changing Lives Scholarship
    $1000
    July 15
    Sponsor: Nova Southeastern University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students in the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be students in the Army ROTC Program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3301 College Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796

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  • Thomas C. Pickens Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Varies
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    Sponsor: Excelsior College

    Eligibility: Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for eligibility. Students must be a part of Excelsior's criminal justice program or related fields.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7 Columbia Cir
    Albany, NY 12203-5159

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  • Thurgood Marshall Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must have completed or be currently enrolled in at least one course exploring current issues facing minorities or disadvantaged people in the criminal justice system. Students must be undergraduates or graduates, with a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA for undergraduates and at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA for graduates.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Tom and Madeline Sorrells Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring in criminal justice, human services counseling and social work. Students must have met the department requirements to enroll in a required departmental internship, student teaching or clinical in the last semester of the undergraduate program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Travelers First Generation Scholarship
    $1,250
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, matriculated undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice, criminal justice management, deviance, crime and culture, fire science, fraud examination, financial forensics and security management. Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be first-generation college students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Undersheriff Merle Fredrick Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Genesee Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Orleans County residents enrolled in the criminal justice program with high academic achievements and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One College Rd
    Batavia, NY 14020

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  • University Police Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who major in law and society or criminal justice with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have financial need. Students must demonstrate their desire to pursue a career in law enforcement or public safety through their essay and extracurricular, academic and community service activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • Vince Palmer Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Fairmont State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Monongalia County residents for eligibility. Students must be a part of FSU's criminal justice program. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA. Students must be U.S. citizens with a preference to deputy sheriffs and/or immediate family.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1201 Locust Ave
    Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

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  • Virginia Sheriffs' Institute Scholarship
    Varies
    May 1
    Sponsor: Virginia Sheriffs' Institute

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of an eligible Virginia locality. They must be accepted or enrolled at a Virginia college or university and must be majoring in or planning to major in criminal justice. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, letter of recommendation from applicant's local sheriff, personal essay, proof of college acceptance (incoming freshmen only) and standardized test scores (incoming freshmen only) are required.

    951 East Byrd Street
    Suite 905
    Richmond, VA 23219

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  • Wallace Family Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in agriculture, business, criminal justice or business or nursing degree programs at the Terry Campus. Students must be enrolled in at least six credits.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1832 North Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

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  • Walls-Farmer Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Bluefield College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be traditional on-campus and online students seeking a degree and career in criminal justice who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have not received any disciplinary sanctions. Students must have demonstrated financial need and submit a short essay.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3000 College Avenue
    Bluefield, VA 24605

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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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  • Zinda Law Group Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Zinda Law Group

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents and be enrolled in an accredited college or university or high school seniors planning on attending college after graduation. Students should be interested in pursuing an associates or bachelor's degree in political science, government service or a related field and want to help consumers, families, the public or undeserved communities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8834 North Capital of Texas Highway
    Suite 304
    Austin, TX 78759

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