Criminal Justice Scholarships

Private – Department

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

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, 2018/Spring, 2019])
    • Preference given to a female student
    • Preference 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 March 23rd 2018. For a list of suggested items to include in your resume and letter of interest, please click here

*Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Department of Criminal Justice Scholarship Luncheon on April 19th 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm.  Attendance is strongly encouraged.

 

Jerry Dahlberg Memorial Scholarship Criteria (click here for downloadable flyer):

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 March 23rd 2018. For a list of suggested items to include in your resume and letter of interest, please click here

*Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Department of Criminal Justice Scholarship Luncheon on April 19th 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm.  Attendance is strongly encouraged.

 

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):

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