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List of scholarships for Criminal justice majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
SUEZ Corporate Scholars Program $5,000 December 31, 2017
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship $10,000 January 27, 2018
COAG Scholarship $1,500 April 1, 2018
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals $ - December 1, 2017
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program $30,000 February 7, 2018
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7 $ - February 15, 2018
Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018

SUEZ Corporate Scholars Program

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The UNCF Corporate Scholars program will provide selected candidates a paid internship at a SUEZ for-profit facility. UNCF will provide a $5,000 scholarship for the academic year, paid for by the SUEZ Foundation. The internships will be offered at various locations including but not limited to: Paramus, New Jersey; West Nyack, New York; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Richmond, VA; Nassau, NY; West Basin, CA and Pasadena, TX. Each candidate must go through the company's for-profit hiring process and will be expected to present to key Project/Department staff

a final report and/or PowerPoint presentation of their internship experience.Eligibility:-Must attend a four-year accredited university/college-Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA -College sophomore or college junior at the time of application-Major in: Accounting, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communications, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science(s), Health & Safety (Select Environmental Science), Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Pre-law or SociologyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 27, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education and anti-fraud career paths. Many of these outstanding and deserving students go on to become Certified Fraud Examiners.

Eligibility:-Undergraduates must be enrolled 9 semester hours (or equivalent) per term-Graduates must be enrolled 6 semester hours (or equivalent) per term-Be currently enrolled at an accredited, four-year college or university with enrollment throughout the academic year-Applicants must have a declared major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance or criminal justice and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession-Past scholarship award recipients, high school students (including seniors), junior college or community college students, or college/university students graduating early are not eligibleFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

COAG Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Any Georgia high school senior (or a GED equivalency) who is a United States citizen graduating by the spring of the current academic year or any Georgia student currently enrolled in a school of accredited higher education located in Georgia is eligible to apply for a COAG scholarship.

The criteria for the award include: - Presenting a letter of acceptance or letter of enrollment from a school of accredited higher education located within Georgia (four-year college, junior college or technical college) - Presenting a copy of their application to provide verification of degree field related to government/law enforcement, political science, accounting/finance or business, pre-law - Submitting a 1,000-word essay written on the theme listed on our website - Presenting a COAG scholarship applicationFor more information about this award, please visit our website.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Amount: $ -
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program-Possess a high school diploma-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The aim of the fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy. Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer in residence at George Mason University participating in workshops and seminars on the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy.

The $10,000 award includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Fellowship winners are eligible to re-apply each year of their studies. Smith Fellows are also eligible to apply for conference and research support.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: February 7, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman scholarships are for current undergraduates for graduate or professional school, participation in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Eligibility:-Be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. "Junior" refers to a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree the following year or is in their third year of collegiate study expects to graduate during the same year-Nominated by the Truman Scholarship faculty representative at his/her institution-In the upper quarter of his/her class-Be a United States citizen or a U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible-Have an extensive record of public and community service-Have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills-Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service as defined by the foundationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are eligible for a UAS7 Travel Scholarship.

Applicants must be full-time sophomores or juniors in good academic standing and currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university, in a field represented on UAS7 campuses.Competitive applicants will have a minimum 3.0 GPA, language skills commensurate with their proposed course of study and internship in Germany, strong support from academic and study abroad advisors, and a well-reasoned study plan and statement of motivation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Saginaw Social Service Club, established in 1936, provides this scholarship in memory of Norman Osborne. The Saginaw Social Service Club's goals are to promote social work, the exchange of ideas and information on social questions, and the development of professional relationships to enhance public service.

Eligibility:- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA- Saginaw County resident- Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a human service field- Must be at least a college sophomore at time of application- Part or full-time enrollment For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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