CJUS Scholarship Opportunities

The Department of Criminal Justice offers three scholarship opportunities for CJUS students.  The application deadline for the upcoming academic year is April 1, 2014.

Jacob Andrew Fritsch Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship for full-time undergraduates majoring in Criminal Justice who meet the minimum entrance requirements and continuing academic performance standards of the Department of Criminal Justice in effect at the time of the award.  Applicants must have completed 12 hours of Criminal Justice courses at UNT prior to receiving the scholarship.

J. Edgar Hoover Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship for full-time undergraduates majoring in Criminal Justice who have completed at least 75 credit hours of undergraduate work, including at least 15 credit hours at UNT.  Applicants must have completed 12 hours of Criminal Justice courses at UNT prior to receiving the scholarship and must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on all undergraduate work completed at the time of the application.

Tory J. Caeti Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship for graduate students majoring in Criminal Justice.  Applicants must be a first semester graduate student in the Department of Criminal Justice and be enrolled as a part-time or full-time student in the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program.

To apply online for Criminal Justice scholarships, click here.

Background Information for the Tory J. Caeti Graduate Scholarship:

At the time of his death in August 2006, Tory J. Caeti was an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas where he had worked for nine years. His research and teaching interests included the areas of cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism, police management and administration, organizational assessment, juvenile justice, drugs and the criminal justice system, serial homicide, gangs, and research and statistical methods.

Dr. Caeti touched the lives of thousands of students.  Teaching was his true calling. Although Dr. Caeti is gone, his impact will last forever.  This scholarship honors his legacy.

The Department of Criminal Justice is in the process of raising funds to support the memorial scholarship honoring the late Dr. Tory Caeti. If you are interested learning more about these efforts, please the see attachment below entitled "Caeti CJBrochure.pdf."

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