NC Sheriffs Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarships

College Foundation, Inc.

This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate students residing in North Carolina and pursuing study in the field of criminal justice, one for each UNC constituent institution that has a criminal justice degree program.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Be an undergraduate
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Be enrolled full-time
  • Residence:
    Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
  • College:
    The state institutions eligible to participate in the criminal justice program are:Appalachian State UniversityEast Carolina UniversityElizabeth City State UniversityFayetteville State UniversityNorth Carolina A&T State UniversityNorth Carolina Central UniversityNorth Carolina State UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at CharlotteUniversity of North Carolina at PembrokeUniversity of North Carolina WilmingtonWestern Carolina UniversityWinston-Salem State University
  • Major/Career:
    Awards are offered annually to full-time North Carolina resident undergraduates majoring in criminal justice.
  • Employer:
    First priority in selection is given to the child or step-child of a sheriff or deputy sheriff. Second priority is given to a child or step-child of North Carolina law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Third priority is given to a child or step-child of a North Carolina sheriff or deputy-sheriff who is deceased or retired (regular or disability).

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    A statement of career goals to the sheriff of the county in North Carolina where they permanently reside.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Request a letter of recommendation.
  • Other Materials:
    A completed application;

Contact Information

  • Phone: (866) 866-2362