Criminal Justice Scholarships for College

Legal profession has been one of the most high earning and elite profession in most of the developing countries of world since decades. A rewarding career in law enforcement is the dream of many students when they leave school, but most of them are unable to fulfill their dreams due to the high cost of a Law degree. Scholarships for college in the law field are few and the competition for the available scholarships is normally fierce. However, each law enforcement student must try his luck on the available scholarships because if you do not apply you never know if you could select. In this article I will explain some criminal justice scholarship programs available to law students.

  • Correctional Association of Massachusetts (CAM) Scholarship Program: This program provides aid to students who have been accepted on a criminal justice program in a recognized college and who have a school GPA of 3.0. Students who have completed one year at the college can also apply for the aid if they have GPA of 3.0 or above. The program awards two $500 scholarships to students every year.
  • R.C. Hentges Scholarship Program: This program provides aid to students enrolled in a fire service, law enforcement, legal (prosecution) or insurance (investigation) degree program. Two $500 scholarships are awarded each year to successful applicants.
  • Monster Scholarship for Government & Public Service Students: This program provides aid to students enrolled in a government or public service majors. To apply for the scholarships, applicants have to submit an essay and show proof of community service. Successful applicants are awarded $2500 scholarships.
  • Straightforward Media Law Enforcement Scholarship Program: This program provides aid to students enrolled in any law related degree. Each year four $500 scholarships are awarded by the program.
  • Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award: This scholarship for college program provides aid to students that are planning to enroll on a two year or four years degree program in law related fields. The students will have to submit their school results and letters of recommendation from previous teachers to apply for this scholarship programs. Only US citizens can apply for this award. The amount of this scholarship award varies with each individual.

More information in above mentioned programs is available on their websites. If you do little effort over the internet you will be able to find some other scholarships programs that can help you in getting your law enforcement degree.