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: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates in junior or senior year with at least sixty credits and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students must major in any of the following STEM subjects: anthropology, cell, and molecular biology, computer science and information security, criminology, economics, fire science, forensic psychology, forensic science, fraud examination and financial forensics, political science, sociology or toxicology. Applicants must be New York City residents.
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 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.
Laddie Scholarship for Women in the Arts or Humanities Varies
Sponsor: Dominican University
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming female freshman students to qualify for the award. Students must be a recipient of either a Presidential or Dean's Scholarship to be eligible for full tuition, room and board. Students must also file a FAFSA each year if awarded.
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.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time junior or senior students with a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must be pursuing a major in business, economics, English, environmental studies, history, international studies/ relations, journalism, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sociology, speech communication and world languages cultures. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in student activities, student government and the greater Humboldt County community.
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.
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Sergeant Peter Tam Law Enforcement Scholarship $1,000
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.
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors and seniors in the following areas of study: education, health care/services, social work, social sciences, religious studies, and sacred music. Preference is given to racial ethnic students.
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.