The Justice Studies Department is proud to announce the 2013 scholarship competition honoring distinguished alumni and friends of Justice Studies:
Kristofer Boaz Claspill Memorial Scholarship
Theresa Edel Memorial Scholarship
Inger Sagatun-Edwards Collaborative Response Award
Jeffrey Fontana Memorial Scholarship
Paula Stone Hubbell Memorial Scholarship
Willard “Huck” Schmidt Memorial Scholarship
Gene Simpson & Gordon Silva Scholarship for Intercollegiate Athletes
California Association of Criminalists (CAC) McLaughlin Endowment
Up to $25,000 in scholarships will be awarded this year to students who will be attending SJSU in Fall 2013. Individual scholarships of up to $5,000 are available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Justice Studies or Forensic Science. Eligibility and application requirements vary for each scholarship. Students may apply for up to three scholarships for which they are eligible. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have all application materials submitted by the deadline: April 2nd. Preference will be given to applicants who have not received a scholarship from the JS Department in prior years.
The 2013 Scholarship application packet must include:
- Completed online application (Available Spring 2014).
- Unofficial copy of transcripts and the name of a JS Faculty reference. Names of the recommenders must be sent to: js scholarship applications and received no later than April 15, 2014.
- JS Faculty reference.
- For the Paula Stone Hubbell Scholarship, submit both JS Faculty reference and one letter from a professional in the justice field.
- For either CAC Reed McLaughlin Endowment Scholarships, submit 2 references.
- For the Inger Sagatun-Edwards CRI Award, submit both a JS Faculty reference and one letter from your internship field supervisor.
- Scholarship statement (300-500 words) addressing the specific requirement of each scholarships, addressing the following:
- Describe the experiences that motivated you to pursue a justice related career.
- Explain or describe how the specific scholarship(s) will contribute to your academic success and professional goals.
- Indentify and describe any volunteer work, internship, or other work experience in the criminal or juvenile justice field, or forensic science. If applying for the Paula Stone Hubbell Scholarship, you must include experience in the juvenile justice field.
- Scholarship winners are required to attend the Fall Scholarship Event hosted by the College of Applied Sciences and Arts.
The application, checklist and all application materials must be submitted online before April 15th before 5:00 PM. The committee will not consider incomplete applications.