Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association Scholarship
Full-time junior or senior attending an accredited college or university in Nebraska who is majoring in criminal justice or a related field (e.g., social work, psychology, mental health). The student should have a stated career interest in juvenile justice or a similar field and have demonstrated a commitment to community and volunteer service. Students must reside in Nebraska and have at least a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, with preference given to a grade point average of 2.5 or above.
- The NJJA Scholarship application;
- An essay not to exceed three (3) typed pages. The essay should include the following information:
- Autobiographical information
- Area of professional interest
- Work experience
- Professional growth and development
- Volunteer/community service
- Two (2) reference letters (one personal and one professional); and
- A current academic transcript (copies of transcripts are acceptable).
Scholarship applications and required documentation must be postmarked or emailed no later than April 4, 2014. Submit the completed application to:
Attn: Peg Barner
PO Box 94813
Lincoln, NE. 68509
Questions regarding the scholarship, application process, or other related issues should be directed to Peg Barner using the contact information above.