Criminal Justice Scholarship - Sophomore Students

Departmental scholarship awarded to criminal justice students in their second/sophomore year at Western. The application period is open from December 1st to July 1st for scholarships that will be awarded for the 2024-2025 academic year. Apply before April 1st to be considered as a priority applicant. The total amount of the scholarship will be awarded in an even split between the fall and spring semesters unless otherwise approved by the department.

Minimum requirements:

  • Majoring in a degree program from the Criminal Justice Department
  • Have sophomore standing for the 2023-2024 Academic Year
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) must be completed to provide calculation of cost of attendance (COA) and student must be registered for Fall 2024 semester (registration opens April 10, 2024) to be considered for this scholarship.

Maintenance to keep this scholarship is a 2.0 cum GPA at the end of each term (semester) and 100% completion of paid credits.

To apply, sign in with your email address and password to complete the general application. After the general application has been submitted this opportunity can be found in the listing of all of the available opportunities/scholarships. For any questions or concerns please contact Mustang Central at 307-382-1677.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I certify that I understand:

    - Students must be registered full-time to receive this scholarship with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
    - Students must be working towards a degree from the Criminal Justice Department
    - Preference will be given to students in their second/sophomore year at Western
    - Recipients of this scholarship will be selected from a pool of applicants at the discretion of the faculty members from the Criminal Justice Department