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Various Scholarships For Criminal Justice

Hello, here is some information on a few local and regional scholarships. One is a criminal justice scholarship and the others can be used by students who are seeking a criminal justice degree.

Thomas A. Beilein Scholarships – This criminal justice scholarship is available to high school seniors in Niagara County in New York. The students must be seeking a career in criminal justice/law enforcement, attend a 2 or 4-year accredited college/university in the state of New York. There were 3 $1000 scholarships awarded this past year. The deadline will be around March 2012. Go to this site for more details: http://www.niagarasheriff.com/scholarship.aspx.

2011 National Rice Month Scholarship Program – This scholarship is awarded by USA Rice. They are offering 3 scholarships: 1st place is $4000, 2nd place is $3000, and 3rd place is $1500. These are scholarships are available to high school seniors from Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas. The deadline for the scholarship is October 14, 2011. Other eligibility requirements and general information can be found at http://www.usarice.com/doclib/220/4614.pdf and the application can be found at http://www.usarice.com/doclib/220/4612.pdf.

Samsung American Legion Scholarship – The American Legions awards this scholarship due to a $5M grant from worldwide electronics leader Samsung. The scholarship is for highs school juniors who complete a Boys State or Girls State program and are descendants of war veterans. Contact your local American Legion chapter or the Boys State and Girls State program office. Additional information can be found at http://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung and the application is at http://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/samsungscholarship.pdf.

Anheuser-Busch’s Brewery Conference of Teamsters Merit Scholarship Program – This scholarship is for children of employees of Anheuser-Busch. There can be up to 48 $1000 scholarships awarded each year. The program tries to select 4 students from each of the 12 breweries around the country. The only information I could find for this scholarship is at http://www.classes2careers.com/anheuser-busch-awards-45000-in-college-scholarships/. Children of employees should ask their parents to search in the company’s intranet for more information.

I hope this information helps some of you, and for the rest of you I hope you continue to see how many various scholarships are out there. Take some time to find them and you will be happy you did. Good luck.

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