The Jeff Marshall Scholarship Fund provides support for students admitted to the undergraduate Criminology and Criminal Justice Program who are enrolled full-time at UNL. Up to $500 will be awarded. The Honors Committee of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Marshall family will review applications and make recommendations to the School Director.
Eligibility Criteria: (1) Enrolled at UNL on a full-time basis, (2) Criminology and Criminal Justice major of junior or senior standing, (3) Expressed desire to work in an area of public service, and (4) Demonstrated academic growth and future potential.
To Apply: Interested students should send: (1) A letter of application; (2) A resume; (3) A 300-400 word essay discussing how they plan to be of service to their community and country; and (4) Complete application form.
Up to $500 may be awarded to an outstanding Lincoln police officer who has reached senior standing.
To Apply: (1) Provide a resume of academic progress, activities, career goals; (2) Include other information helpful to the Honors Committee in making its decision; and (3) Complete application form.
The Knapp Scholarship Fund provides for two or more scholarships to undergraduate students in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Up to $1000 per scholarship will be awarded.
Eligibility Criteria: (1) Must be majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice on the UNO or UNL campus; (2) Financial need* shall be a criterion in making this award.
To Apply: (1) Provide a letter of application that shows how the applicant meets all criteria including financial need; (2) Provide academic transcripts; and (3) Complete application form.
The Board of the Criminal Justice Education Fund will be taking applications for a scholarship to be given to an undergraduate or graduate student in criminal justice. Multiple awards of up to $1,000 may be available.
Eligibility Criteria: (1) Financial need*; (2) Other scholastic achievements.
To Apply: (1) Submit a letter outlining career goals and the use to which the money will be applied; (2) Provide academic transcripts; and (3) Complete application form.
Questions regarding scholarships should be directed to Samantha Clinkinbeard, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship applications, including current contact information, should be submitted to:
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, CB 218
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182-0149
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 15, 2013
*Students who wish to be considered for need-based scholarships must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)