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College of Justice & Safety
Program of Distinction Academic Scholarship

The College of Justice & Safety offers an academic scholarship for students majoring in one of our programs. This scholarship provides $1,300 per semester, which may be renewed a maximum of seven times. (Renewal is contingent upon continued outside funding of scholarships). For more information about the College of Justice & Safety academic scholarship, contact the College’s Scholarship Coordinator at 859.622.3565 or email Jennifer.Goins@eku.edu.

Requirements:

  1. College of Justice & Safety Major (Preference will be given to Kentucky residents)
  2. First-year students: Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 with a 22 or higher ACT composite score or an SAT score of 1030 or higher (critical thinking and math). Transfer students: Minimum GPA of 3.5 for one year (24 hours) of study.
  3. Official copy of transcripts and two letters of recommendation required. Completion of scholarship application and essay questions. Essay question responses will be used as an evaluative tool by the scholarship awards committee.
  4. Application deadline for spring awards is October 15th. The deadline for fall awards is March 15th.
  5. All materials must be submitted in one envelope and sent to:

    EKU College of Justice & Safety
    Scholarship Coordinator
    354 Stratton Building
    521 Lancaster Avenue
    Richmond, KY 40475

Download Program of Distinction Scholarship Application(219kb PDF)


Joseph Famularo Scholarship

Joseph L. Famularo spent his life dedicated to the advancement of law enforcement. This special scholarship was established as a memorial to Joseph L. Famularo to recognize excellence and dedication of a junior or senior student seeking a degree in the areas of Criminal Justice or Police Studies.  For more information about the College of Justice & Safety academic scholarship, contact the College’s Scholarship Coordinator at 859.622.3565 or email Jennifer.Goins@eku.edu.
Requirements:

  1. Major in Criminal Justice or Police Studies
  2. Junior Standing
  3. A 3.7 GPA for the first two years of undergraduate study

Download Joseph Famularo Scholarship Application

You can also find information about other scholarships available to EKU students on the EKU Financial Aid web page.


 

Social Justice Studies Scholarship

The School of Justice Studies is excited to announce a scholarship program for the new Social Justice Studies major. With generous support from Dean Kappeler, the School of Justice Studies will offer 7 annual scholarships to SJS majors who successfully apply for the funds and meet eligibility criteria. The SJS Scholarship will be awarded annually, renewable for one additional year provided recipient continues to meet all the eligibility requirements established for this scholarship. The maximum award is 4 semesters (2 years) per student, for each student who is selected to receive the SJS Scholarship. The scholarship program will be re-evaluated after two years to determine if it is feasible to continue to award this scholarship. The SJS Scholarship is contingent upon continued available funding.

The deadline to apply is April 15, 2017.  See the links below for more information and to apply.

Scholarship Information Sheet

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Acceptance Agreement

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