Criminal Justice Scholarships

Private – Department

Elton Endowment Scholarship Criteria (click here for downloadable flyer):

1) Recipient must be attending full-time.
2) Be an undergraduate Criminal Justice major
3) Have a major grade point average of 3.0 or higher

  • Preference given to a female student
  • Preference given to someone wanting to work in corrections

Interested students should submit a resume and one-page letter of interest to the department secretary by March 31st, 2015. For a list of suggested items to include in your resume and letter of interest, please click here
 

James Cawley Memorial Scholarship Criteria (click here for downloadable flyer):

1) Recipient must be attending full-time.
2) Be a non-traditional student (either 25 years old and up or married, a parent, divorced, or widowed)
3) Have a declared major in Criminal Justice 
4) Be pursuing a career in law enforcement

  • Some preference may be given to students who have left college at some time and are returning to finish their degree, have served or are serving in the military, and have a family)

Interested students should submit a resume and one-page letter of interest to the department secretary by March 31st, 2015. For a list of suggested items to include in your resume and letter of interest, please click here
 

Other Scholarships

The CJ Department Chair Scholarship, Criminal Justice Alumni Scholarship, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean's Scholarship are all based on academic performance. Recipients are chosen by the CJ Department Chair and the Dean of the College. You will be notified if selected.

Tuition Waivers:

1) Recipients must be attending full-time.
2) Recipients must be a Criminal Justice major.
3) Recipient must be a Utah resident with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and completed 60 credit hours.

To be selected for any scholarship, you MUST apply annually at the following website between September and the second Monday in January (if you do not apply, you will NOT be eligible for any scholarship possibilities):

http://weber.edu/GetIntoWeber/apply_for_scholarships.html