Criminal Justice Scholarship Award

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Crimcheck is honored to announce the 2017 recipient of the Crimcheck Criminal Justice Scholarship award. This award was established for two purposes: to foster and support undergraduate education for the Criminal Justice career path and to reward deserving applicants who are excellent representatives of this field, both academically and in their extra-curricular pursuits. Congratulations to Y. Bridges from Texas who has been selected as this year’s recipient. Ms. Bridges will pursue a career financial crime investigation after she finishes her education. We wish her continued success in her pursuit of a Criminal Justice degree.

Crimcheck offers an annual $500 scholarship award to a student who is currently enrolled, or recent high school graduates who are pursuing post-secondary education with the goal of a career in the criminal justice field. Established in 2014, this award recognizes outstanding achievements in academics as well as a desire to make a positive difference in the world.


This scholarship is open to:

  • Students who are currently enrolled in post-secondary education or high school seniors/recent high school graduates who are pursuing post-secondary education in the criminal justice field
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be full time or part time students enrolled in classes for the current year.

Application Information

  • All applications (including essay) must be submitted to Scholarship @ Crimcheck (no spaces) by August 1, 2018
  • To be considered, the following must be submitted together: your information (name, email & phone), transcript of proof of enrollment & a 1-2 page essay (details below)
  • Winner will be selected on August 15, 2018
  • Applications must include a 1-2 page essay describing the applicant’s ambition and goals in the criminal justice field and describing the reason for choosing a career in the criminal justice field,  long term goals, and how the scholarship will help meet those goals


Crimcheck will review essays for the following criteria:

  • Ambitiousness and desire to be a part of the Criminal Justice field
  • Demonstration of knowledge and commitment to a career in the criminal justice field
  • Does the applicant demonstrate leadership and willingness to learn

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