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Awards and Scholarships

Every year, faculty in the Department of Criminal Justice select recipients for two awards. The first, the Duffus-Melvin Academic Achievement Award, is awarded to the Senior with the highest GPA. The second, the Walter A. Hopkins Recognition Award in Criminal Justice, is awarded to the most outstanding junior or senior as voted by department faculty. 

Contact the department chair for more information on applying for these scholarships.

A full list of College of Liberal Arts scholarships also is available.

Name Selection Process Criteria # of Awards Amount Cash Award
Duffus Melvin Academic Achievement Award in Criminal Justice Studies Faculty to select Full time criminal justice studies student with highest academic success 1 $500
The Walter A. Hopkins Recognition Award in Criminal Justice Faculty to select Outstanding achievement in criminal justice studies 1 $500