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    Top 25 Law Enforcement Scholarships in July 2024

    Written by Will Geiger

    Will Geiger is the co-founder of Scholarships360 and has a decade of experience in college admissions and financial aid. He is a former Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Kenyon College where he personally reviewed 10,000 admissions applications and essays. Will also managed the Kenyon College merit scholarship program and served on the financial aid appeals committee. He has also worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at a high school in New Haven, Connecticut. Will earned his master’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree in history from Wake Forest University.

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    Updated: July 2nd, 2024

    A law enforcement major prepares students for careers in policing and criminal justice. As a law enforcement student, you’ll learn about the legal and ethical aspects of law enforcement, investigative techniques, and crime prevention strategies. You’ll also develop skills in critical thinking, communication, and conflict resolution.

    This major can lead to careers in local, state, or federal law enforcement agencies, as well as private security, corrections, or intelligence analysis. To help pay for your degree, you should check out the various law enforcement scholarships available to students. Keep on reading to learn more about the top law enforcement scholarships out there!

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    $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2025
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Scholarships360

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    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2025
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    NSHSS Passion for Public Service Scholarship

    Offered by National Society of High School Scholars

    5 awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Sep 19, 2024
    Grade Level High School & College Students

    Offered by National Society of High School Scholars

    The NSHSS Passion for Public Service Scholarship is for high school and college students of all levels who are passionate about public service. "Public service"…Show More

    The NSHSS Passion for Public Service Scholarship is for high school and college students of all levels who are passionate about public service. "Public service"…Show More

    The NSHSS Passion for Public Service Scholarship is for high school and college students of all levels who are passionate about public service. "Public service" can take many forms, including, but not limited to, urban planning, environmental protection, emergency services/first responders, or even military service and public education. Those who are public servants are integral parts of everyday communities. If you're a current high school or college student with a passion for public service and helping others, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    5 awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Sep 19, 2024
    Grade Level High School & College Students
    Get Started

    BigFuture $40k Essay-Free Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $40,000
    Deadline Oct 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application

    Open to US-Based high school students in the class of 2025 — no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements.

    Open to US-Based high school students in the class of 2025 — no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements.

    Open to US-Based high school students in the class of 2025 — no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements.

    1 award worth $40,000
    Deadline Oct 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Apply

    North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarship

    Offered by North Carolina Sheriffs' Association

    Multiple awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by North Carolina Sheriffs' Association

    The Criminal Justice Scholarship Program was established by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association to assist students who are dependents of law enforcement officials or who…Show More

    The Criminal Justice Scholarship Program was established by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association to assist students who are dependents of law enforcement officials or who…Show More

    The Criminal Justice Scholarship Program was established by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association to assist students who are dependents of law enforcement officials or who are studying in the criminal justice field and express an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement. Applicants must be North Carolina residents enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours in an undergraduate degree granting criminal justice program at one of the institutions of The University of North Carolina or the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. To apply, students must receive a recommendation from their local sheriff and complete and submit an application. If you're a North Carolinian with a passion for keeping the public safe, we encourage you to apply. Keep on reading to learn more!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    Ascent’s $10,000 Summer Scholarship Giveaway

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Ascent Funding

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Sep 2, 2024
    Grade Level College Underclassmen

    Offered by Ascent Funding

    Easy Application

    As you soak up the summer vibes and look ahead to the next school year, it's never too early to start thinking about your internship…Show More

    As you soak up the summer vibes and look ahead to the next school year, it's never too early to start thinking about your internship…Show More

    As you soak up the summer vibes and look ahead to the next school year, it's never too early to start thinking about your internship or job! Whether you're figuring out what interests you, checking out career resources, or picking up skills for your dream job, we want to know: Do you have what you need to enter the next phase of life, post-graduation? Ascent is committed to your long-term success and is giving away $10,000 to one lucky winner for sharing your feedback and ideas on what you need to build the skills and confidence to thrive in the workplace. To apply, complete these three easy steps below: Step 1: Visit the “Summer of Success Scholarship” to complete a quick survey and contact form. Step 2: Follow @ascentfunding on Instagram and like the post. Step 3: Tag 3 friends below that would benefit from this scholarship! Be sure to end your comment with #AscentSponsored. Disclaimer: Deadline to apply for Ascent’s $10,000 scholarship prize (1) is September 2nd at 8:59AM PT. To apply and see official rules, visit the “Summer of Success Scholarship” link here: AscentFunding.com/Scholarships.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Sep 2, 2024
    Grade Level College Underclassmen
    Apply

    Public Safety Officer or Employee’s Child Survivor Grant Program

    Offered by Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development

    Multiple awards worth Partial Tuition Cost
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

    Offered by Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development

    Are you a Missouri college student and public safety officer who has been left disabled in the line of duty? Alternatively, are you the child…Show More

    Are you a Missouri college student and public safety officer who has been left disabled in the line of duty? Alternatively, are you the child…Show More

    Are you a Missouri college student and public safety officer who has been left disabled in the line of duty? Alternatively, are you the child or spouse of a public employee who was left killed or disabled in the line of duty? If so, consider applying for the Public Safety Officer or Employee's Child Survivor Grant Program. The program is open to college students under 24 years of age in Missouri who either have been left disabled themselves or have a relative who was left disabled or killed in the line of duty. Missouri's Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development provides this program to provide support to public employees and their families, especially those who have experienced hardships and challenges. Thus, every year, the Department awards multiple applicants with funding to partially cover their tuition at a Missouri college or university. If you or a family member has been killed or disabled in the line of duty, you may be eligible for this opportunity. Show Less

    Multiple awards worth Partial Tuition Cost
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
    Get Started

    John Reinert Scholarship

    Offered by Out To Protect

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Biannual
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Out To Protect

    Are you a LGBTQ+ individual with plans of pursuing a career in law enforcement? Look no further - the Out to Protect Scholarship may be…Show More

    Are you a LGBTQ+ individual with plans of pursuing a career in law enforcement? Look no further - the Out to Protect Scholarship may be…Show More

    Are you a LGBTQ+ individual with plans of pursuing a career in law enforcement? Look no further - the Out to Protect Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! The scholarship is offered by Out to Protect, an organization dedicated to bringing greater awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ individuals working in law enforcement. In June and December of each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to an applicant currently attending a basic law enforcement training program. To apply, you must complete an application form and submit two letters of recommendation from academy staff or peers. If you fit the criteria and want to get some help paying for training costs, we encourage you to apply! Not only will you be helping yourself, but you’ll be helping others too.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Biannual
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Get Started

    $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Students

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Students
    Apply

    Commander Newell S. Rand Jr. Scholarship Program

    Offered by Park Law Enforcement Association

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Expected deadline June 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Park Law Enforcement Association

    The Park Law Enforcement Association’s Commander Newell S. Rand Jr. Scholarship Program was created to honor the memory of a pioneer in the field of…Show More

    The Park Law Enforcement Association’s Commander Newell S. Rand Jr. Scholarship Program was created to honor the memory of a pioneer in the field of…Show More

    The Park Law Enforcement Association’s Commander Newell S. Rand Jr. Scholarship Program was created to honor the memory of a pioneer in the field of park operations. The program is designed to provide a scholarship to a person pursuing an Associate, Bachelor, or Master’s Degree in an accredited course of study relating to a career in some aspect of park operations. High school graduates or current postsecondary students with at least a 2.8 GPA are eligible to apply. Don't miss out on this opportunity to further your education and honor the legacy of Newell S. Rand Jr.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Expected deadline June 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    The WIFLE Scholarship Program

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by WIFLE Foundation, Inc.

    Multiple awards worth up to $10,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by WIFLE Foundation, Inc.

    The WIFLE Scholarship recognizes students who show academic potential, achievement, and dedication to serving communities in the field of law enforcement. Eligible applicants must attend…Show More

    The WIFLE Scholarship recognizes students who show academic potential, achievement, and dedication to serving communities in the field of law enforcement. Eligible applicants must attend…Show More

    The WIFLE Scholarship recognizes students who show academic potential, achievement, and dedication to serving communities in the field of law enforcement. Eligible applicants must attend an accredited four-year college or university or be enrolled in a fully accredited community college with plans to transfer to a four-year degree program. Applicants must have completed at least one year of college work and be majoring in Criminal Justice or a related discipline (see below for list). Graduate and postgraduate students are also eligible. Don't miss out on this opportunity to further your education and make a difference in your community! Note for 2024 applicants: In honor of the WIFLE Foundation's 25th anniversary, a special $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student chosen from the applications received for the WIFLE 2024 Scholarship Program.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $10,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Niche $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship Fund

    Offered by New York State Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

    2 awards worth $2,500
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by New York State Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

    The New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship Fund is open to all rescue workers, including pre-hospital care providers, firefighters, and police officers. Each year,…Show More

    The New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship Fund is open to all rescue workers, including pre-hospital care providers, firefighters, and police officers. Each year,…Show More

    The New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship Fund is open to all rescue workers, including pre-hospital care providers, firefighters, and police officers. Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 each to the two (2) top applicants. To apply, interested students must provide proof of acceptance into an accredited nursing program and of at least one year of pre-hospital work experience. Applicants do not need to be members of ENA but must provide a letter of reference from a current ENA member. Don't miss out on this opportunity to further your education and advance your career in the field of nursing. Keep on reading to learn more!Show Less

    2 awards worth $2,500
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    Judge Ralph Fisch Police Explorer Scholarship Program

    Offered by Florida Police Chiefs Association

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

    Offered by Florida Police Chiefs Association

    The Judge Ralph Fisch Police Explorer Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors and current college students who have been involved in a police…Show More

    The Judge Ralph Fisch Police Explorer Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors and current college students who have been involved in a police…Show More

    The Judge Ralph Fisch Police Explorer Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors and current college students who have been involved in a police explorer post from a Florida Municipal, College/University, School Board/District, Tribal or Airport, Railroad or Port Authority law enforcement agency and have been a member of the post for a minimum of one year prior to the application submission. To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing a field of study that is related to law enforcement. If you're a current or incoming college student who's been involved in a police explorer post in Florida, and are pursuing a field of study related to law enforcement, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
    Get Started

    $25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Aug 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Aug 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship

    Offered by Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    Multiple awards worth $5,000
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

    Offered by Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. This…Show More

    The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. This…Show More

    The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service and who demonstrate academic potential, leadership, and financial need. To be eligible applicants must be current graduating seniors or graduates of a public or private high school in the greater San Francisco Bay Area (includes San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties) or planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college, university or police academy as a full-time student. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $5,000
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
    Get Started

    Project SEED Scholarship

    Offered by American Chemical Society

    1 award worth $2,500 - $5,000
    Expected deadline January 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Freshmen

    Offered by American Chemical Society

    The Project SEED Scholarship offers financial assistance for college to high school seniors and college freshmen participants in the American Chemical Society's Project SEED: Summer…Show More

    The Project SEED Scholarship offers financial assistance for college to high school seniors and college freshmen participants in the American Chemical Society's Project SEED: Summer…Show More

    The Project SEED Scholarship offers financial assistance for college to high school seniors and college freshmen participants in the American Chemical Society's Project SEED: Summer Education Experience for the Disadvantaged. Students seeking a professional certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree in STEM-related fields are encouraged to apply. Special consideration is given to students pursuing education in biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, food science, forensics science, material science, or another chemistry-related field.Show Less

    1 award worth $2,500 - $5,000
    Expected deadline January 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Freshmen
    Get Started

    $1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application
    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Students & College Underclassmen

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Students & College Underclassmen
    Apply

    Warren Nakupuna Ah Loo Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by Pauahi Foundation-Kamehameha Schools

    Expected deadline January 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Pauahi Foundation-Kamehameha Schools

    The Warren Nakupuna Ah Loo Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors and graduates of Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii. Students pursuing a degree in a…Show More

    The Warren Nakupuna Ah Loo Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors and graduates of Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii. Students pursuing a degree in a…Show More

    The Warren Nakupuna Ah Loo Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors and graduates of Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii. Students pursuing a degree in a field of STEM at a school in the U.S. are welcome to apply.Show Less

    Expected deadline January 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
    Get Started
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