Scholarship Opportunities for Justice Studies Students

Are you currently in law enforcement or the criminal justice profession and are looking for the next special assignment or promotion, or maybe you are looking to break into the field and are just starting the decision process for education. In either case, the turning point to taking that next step is financial aid or a scholarship to help you pay for your degree. Fortunately, there are several outlets to turn to. We outlined some of the resources available to you as a justice studies student looking for a scholarship.

American Heroes Grant

As an active law enforcement officer, firefighter or paramedic, Rasmussen College honors your sacrifice and commitment to serving your community. Continue your education with this great scholarship opportunity.

This site has a wide variety of scholarships for justice studies students. You can search by term or by your specific justice studies degree to find the right scholarship to apply for.

The David E. Whitmire Scholarship Fund

In 1999, the David E. Whitmire Scholarship Fund was created by family members to honor the life of Akron Police Department officer David E. Whitmire. Whitmire served from 1956-1996.


Search this scholarship site for a large pool of scholarships available to justice studies students.

There are many justice studies scholarship opportunities, but in order to receive a scholarship, you need to apply. As an adult learner, you can still apply; find further information about top grants and scholarships for the adult student.

For further opportunities for justice studies scholarships from Rasmussen College and financial aid help, visit our tuition page.

Have you obtained a scholarship from Rasmussen College or one of the scholarships listed above? We want to hear from you! Share your story below or on our Facebook page.

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Kendall Bird is an Online Community Specialist for Rasmussen College. With her Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a passion for social media, she enjoys writing motivating and enthusiastic blog content to encourage future, current and former students to learn more about their discipline of study. Kendall’s ultimate goal is to generate a positive community through blogging to promote learning and change lives.

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