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    North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarship

    Offered by North Carolina Sheriffs' Association

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 21, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,000

    Grade level

    College Students

    Application deadline:

    Rolling

    Scholarship Overview

    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!

    About North Carolina Sheriffs' Association

    The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is the statewide organization of the state’s 100 Sheriffs. Through their Association, the Sheriffs work to strengthen the professional law enforcement services their offices provide to the people of North Carolina.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Academic Interest

    Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice

    State

    North Carolina

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be the relative of a Public Safety Officer

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Letter of recommendation

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