Monday, March 26, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity for CCJS Students - Deadline March 27

The J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship 
2018-2019 Academic Year

Multiple scholarships ($1,000-$1,350 each) will be awarded to high achieving CCJS rising juniors and seniors. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated strength in CCJS coursework, merit, and leadership ability.   Preference will be given to students who have an interest in and are eligible for (e.g. law enforcement careers.

Applicants for the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Declared as a CCJS major
  • Rising junior, or senior standing for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Registered full-time for the Fall 2018 semester in good university standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3 for all colleges/universities attended
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • U.S. Citizen

Applicants must submit all of the following materials:
  • Transcript(s) (unofficial is fine)  showing all college/university coursework
  • Resume (please include expected graduation date)
  • Short (250 word) Bio  – include year of study, major, other activities relevant to scholarship and professional activities
  • Short essay (1-2 pages) specifying career and academic goals

Recipients of the scholarships will be recognized in May 2018 at the college’s awards ceremony.

Deadline to Apply:
All application materials must be submitted in a single packet in hardcopy by 4:00 PM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 to:

Dr. Laure Brooks
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
2220 LeFrak Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742