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  • ACJA/Lambda Alpha Epsilon Scholarship
    Deadline: December 31
    Amount: $200-$800
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    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.

    Interim National Office
    3211 Fitzgerald Dr
    Montgomery, TX 77356

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  • Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: $200-$500
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    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
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Mary Ellen and Ralph McCue Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Virginias

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Bluefield High School who have been accepted to attend a program of up to four years at a trade school to study a trade, or to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree in a major such as business, criminology, education, engineering, pre-law, pre-med, or other field offering good employment opportunities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    128 North Street
    P.O. Box 4127
    Bluefield, WV 24701

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  • Meese Family Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Richard E. Winnie Scholarship
    Deadline: January 31
    Amount: $1000
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    Sponsor: Humboldt State University

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 Harpst Street
    Arcata, CA 95521-8299

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  • Richard McGrath Memorial Fund Award
    Deadline: December 1
    Amount: Travel or Conference Award
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    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.

    Interim National Office
    3211 Fitzgerald Dr
    Montgomery, TX 77356

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  • Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $6,000
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    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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  • Sergeant Peter Tam Law Enforcement Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    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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  • Student Paper Competition
    Deadline: January 31
    Amount: $100-$200
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    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.

    Interim National Office
    3211 Fitzgerald Dr
    Montgomery, TX 77356

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  • William L. Hastie Award
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    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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