Redefining the Classroom

Criminal Justice Scholarships

Stephen Bell Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; Michigan resident; must have earned 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA; preference given to students with financial need and residents from the Eastern Upper Peninsula
  • Curriculum: fire science; if not available, a student majoring in criminal justice may be considered
  • Selected by: recommendation of the School of Criminal Justice, Fire Science, and EMS

John Weir (Sault Police Department) Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: $250 or higher – non-renewable
  • Criteria: must be a graduate of the LSSU Criminal Justice Program and current MCOLES academy cadet; must be active in extracurricular activities and exhibit outstanding citizenship; preference to students who were first generation college students in their family.
  • Selected by: recommendation from the LSSU Criminal Justice faculty to the Financial Aid Committee

Harold Weiss Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; minimum 3.0 GPA, Michigan resident
  • Curriculum: criminal justice
  • Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up