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ACJA/Lambda Alpha Epsilon Scholarship
Sponsor: American Criminal Justice Association
P.O. Box 601047
Sacramento, CA 95860-1047
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.

Amount: $100-$400
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request.
Website: http://www.acjalae.org

American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities
Sponsor: American Society of Criminology
1314 Kinnear Road
Suite 212
Columbus, OH 43212-1156
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.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available by written request.
Website: http://www.asc41.com

Chairman Emeritus Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by a member of NABCJ.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nabcj.org

Florence Young Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association on American Indian Affairs
Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org

Future of Video Surveillance Scholarship
Sponsor: Eyewitness Surveillance
7521 Connelley Drive
Suite A
Hanover, MD 21076
Eligibility: Applicants must be an undergraduate enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university studying or planning to study criminal justice or information technology. Students must be enrolled full-time in the fall semester. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applicants must submit via email a 1,000-word essay on one of the given prompts.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1
How to apply: Essays must be submitted by email.
Website: http://www.eyewitnesssurveillance.com/future-video-surveillance-scholarship/

Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
Sponsor: American Society of Criminology Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
Daniel Ragan
Department of Sociolgy, University of New Mexico
1915 Roma N.E., Suite 1103, MSCO5 3080
Albuquerque, NM 87131
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.

Amount: $200-$1,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: There is no application form. Paper must be mailed in. The paper specifications are on the website.
Website: http://www.asc41.com

Jonathan Jasper Wright Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: Award recipients will be involved in affecting policy change. Nominator should be a member of NABCJ.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nabcj.org

LivSecure Scholarship
Sponsor: LivSecure
3803 West Chester Pike, Suite 100
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or a freshman or sophomore in college. Students should be currently studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice or a related field. Applicants must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay on why they chose a law enforcement-related career and what they hope to achieve from their chosen career.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications must be emailed to scholarships@livesecure.com and include a cover page with name, address, phone, email, year in school, school, school address and school phone number. The email should also include the essay in a word document file.
Website: https://www.livsecure.com/student-scholarships/

Richard McGrath Memorial Fund Award
Sponsor: American Criminal Justice Association
P.O. Box 601047
Sacramento, CA 95860-1047
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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available by written request or email.
Website: http://www.acjalae.org

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Scholarships Program Coordinator
The Gregor Building
716 West Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
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.

Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Deadline: February 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.acfe.com

Student Paper Competition
Sponsor: American Criminal Justice Association
P.O. Box 601047
Sacramento, CA 95860-1047
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.

Amount: $50-$150
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the Executive Secretary.
Website: http://www.acjalae.org

Virginia Sheriffs' Institute Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
951 East Byrd Street
Suite 905
Richmond, VA 23219
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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
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.
Website: http://vasheriffsinstitute.org

William L. Hastie Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nabcj.org