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Criminal Justice Scholarships

Raechale Elton Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Have a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled full-time (during the semester that you apply and the year that you will receive funds - Fall/Spring)
    • Preference will be given to someone wanting to work in Corrections

 

Jerry Dahlberg Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate financial need (i.e. applied for FAFSA)
  • May be enrolled full or part-time

 

Nathan Lyday Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Be a full-time Junior or Senior
    • Preference made for applicants interested in a law enforcement career

 

Stephanie M. Stewart Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled full-time (during the semester that you apply and the year that you will receive funds - Fall/Spring)

Toby Candilora Criminal Justice Scholarship

This scholarship recipient must:

  • Have a declared major in Criminal Justice
  • Be enrolled full or part-time (during the semester that you apply and the year that you will receive funds - Fall/Spring)
    • Preference will be given to someone wanting to work as a law enforcement officer

 

Other Scholarships

The CJ Department Chair Scholarship, Criminal Justice Alumni Scholarship, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean's Scholarship are all based on academic performance. Recipients are chosen by the CJ Department Chair and the Dean of the College. You will be notified if selected.

Tuition Waviers:

  1. Recipients must be attending full-time.
  2. Recipients must be a Criminal Justice major.
  3. Recipient must be a Utah resident with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and completed 60 credit hours.

To be selected for any scholarship, you MUST apply annually at the following website between September and the second Monday in January (if you do not apply, you will NOT be eligible for any scholarship possibilities):

https://www.weber.edu/FinancialAid/apply.html

List of Past Criminal Justice Scholarship Awardees

Additional Public Safety Funding Options

The Police Officer's and Firefighter's Survivor Tuition Act
Utah Code 53B-8c-103 provides tuition waivers for eligible children and spouses of Utah peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.
For more information, click here.


Public Safety Officer Career Advancement Reimbursement (PSOCAR) Program
Utah's PSOCAR Program reimburses up to half of tuition and fees for certified peace officers, currently employed by a law enforcement agency in Utah, enrolled in criminal justice-related programs at a Utah System of Higher Education institution. For more information, click here.