College of Arts and Sciences - Criminal Justice

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
J.P. Strom Non-Resident Scholar Award Yes May 15th Patricia Armstrong 803.777.7088 parmstro@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to continuing students (minimum 30 hours completed) majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice and attending the USC Columbia campus. Criteria used for selection of the J.P. Strom Non-resident Scholar include academic achievement, leadership, and service. The award of $250 per semester for sophomores and juniors, and $500 per semester for seniors is renewable with a 3 year value as long as the student maintains a minimum "B" average. Only non-residents are eligible to apply under current department guidelines. Recipients of this scholarship who qualify under existing University rules will receive a substantial tuition reduction.
J.P. Strom Undergraduate Scholarship Yes May 15th Patricia Armstrong 803.777.7088 parmstro@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to continuing students (minimum 30 hours completed) majoring in Criminology and Criminial Justice and attending the USC Columbia campus. Criteria used for selection of the successful J.P. Strom Undergraduate Scholar include outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service. The award of $750 per semester is renewable for up to 3 years as long as the student maintains a minimum B average.
Lewis F. Freeman Suicide Center Fund No - discretion of the department N/A Donna Cronin 803.777.3623 cronind@mailbox.sc.edu
To support graduate assistant research. To be used at the discretion of the department to support graduate assistantships, tuition and/or their research.
Meredith Thompson Undergraduate Scholarship Yes May 15th Patricia Armstrong 803.777.7088 parmstro@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to a continuing student (sophomore, junior, senior) majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice and attending the USC Columbia campus. Applicants must have successfully completed at least 30 credit hours, including a minimum of six hours of Criminology and Criminal Justice course work and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Criteria used for selection of the Meredith Thompson Undergraduate Scholar includes integrity, leadership, academic excellence, and dedication to criminal justice. The award of $500 per semester is renewable for up to 3 years as long as the student maintains a minimum "B" average.
Robert A. Wilber Police Scholarship Yes May 15th Patricia Armstrong 803.777.7088 parmstro@mailbox.sc.edu
Awarded to a Columbia Police Officer who has served a minimum of 3 years of sworn service to the Columbia Police Department and is seeking higher education. The student must be admitted to the University of South Carolina and accepted as a Criminal Justice major or into the MCJ Program. The student must declare their intention to continue in the police service career. The award of $500 per semester is renewable for up to 3 years as long as the student maintains a minimum "B" average.