Criminal Justice offers outstanding students the opportunity to pursue important issues and problems in depth and to work closely with faculty in the Criminal Justice honors program.Learn about our departmental honors program
Scholarships, Honors, + Awards
Support your studies through scholarships
Indiana University rolls out the crimson carpet to its scholars, with many resources to help you fund your education.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 350 scholarships and awards to students. Incoming students who are directly admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences with Criminal Justice as their intended major may be eligible for a number of merit-based scholarships within the College.
High achieving students may also be recognized for Academic Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences, or be eligible for admission to the Hutton Honors College.
Visit the Office of Scholarships website for information on these and other opportunities.
Awards for outstanding seniors
The following awards are available to Criminal Justice seniors. Students are invited to apply for these awards at the beginning of each spring semester.
The Bill Selke Heart of Justice is given in recognition for outstanding effort in service and leadership within the field of Criminal Justice or Social Service related to Criminal Justice, to better local, national, or international communities.
The Hoosier Award is presented by the Criminal Justice advisors to a senior who excelled academically while distinguishing themselves through self-reliance, perseverance and commitment to excellence.
The Writing Excellence Award recognizes students who have written outstanding papers during the completion of their Criminal Justice course work. Undergraduate writing awards are presented to recipients during the department’s Awards and Recognitions Banquet in May.