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Criminal Justice Scholarships

Elton Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Have a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled full-time (during the semester that you apply and the year that you will receive funds [Fall, 2019/Spring, 2020])
    • Preference is given to a female student
    • Preference is given to someone wanting to work in Corrections

Interested students should submit a resume, a one-page letter of interest, a copy of an unofficial transcript, and a one paragraph bio (academic/personal interests*) to the department secretary by April 22, 2019. Suggested items to include in your resume and letter of interest.

*Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Department of Criminal Justice Scholarship Luncheon sometime during the Fall, 2019 semester. Attendance is strongly encouraged.

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Jerry Dahlberg Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate financial need (i.e. applied for FAFSA)
  • May be enrolled full or part-time

Interested students should submit a resume, a one-page letter of interest, a copy of an unofficial transcript, and a one paragraph bio (academic/personal interests*) to the department secretary by April 22, 2019. Suggested items to include in your resume and letter of interest.

*Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Department of Criminal Justice Scholarship Luncheon sometime in during the Fall, 2019 semester. Attendance is strongly encouraged.

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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 Waviers:

  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):

https://www.weber.edu/FinancialAid/apply.html