The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers a number of scholarships for students electing to major in criminal justice. Students can apply for these scholarships through the Financial Aid office.
Dale L. & Ellen Schroeder Criminal Justice Scholarship
Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student. Recipients shall be majoring in Criminal Justice, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.
Kendall L. Weyers Memorial Scholarship
Established to help full-time students at UNK. Selection criteria include being a senior and being the son or daughter of currently employed, deceased, or retired law enforcement officer within the State of Nebraska. Applicants in any major or minor may apply; however, Criminal Justice majors and minors shall receive special consideration. Those who have proven academic excellence and passed proof of financial need shall be given first consideration. Please include on your application the name and past/present position of the parent who qualifies you for this scholarship.
James Gilbert Criminal Justice Memorial Fund
Established for undergraduate students pursuing a major or minor in Criminal Justice at UNK.