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.
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
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.
Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity $6,000
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
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.