Student Scholarships

The Michael Israel Graduate Student Scholarship

The Michael Israel Graduate Student Scholarship is presented in honor of Mike Israel to recognize his contributions to public policy and criminal justice. The Scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursing a graduate degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology. Student nominees must have completed one semester of graduate study. Nominations are accepted from members of NEACJS and include a letter of recommendation and a copy of the student resume. The scholarship award includes a cash award and a one year student membership to NEACJS.

Gerhard O. W. Mueller and Freda Adler Undergraduate Student Scholarship

The Gerhard Mueller Undergraduate Student Scholarship is presented in honor of Gerhard Mueller to recognize his contributions to public policy and criminal justice. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursing an under graduate degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology. Student nominees must be admitted to or matriculated to a Community College, College or University. Nominees must have a Grade Point Average of 3.5 and have contributed to Criminal Justice outside of the classroom. Nominations are accepted from current members of NEACJS. Please include a letter of recommendation and a copy of the student’s resume and transcript. The scholarship award includes a cash award and a one year student membership to NEACJS.

Patrick J. Ryan Community College Student Scholarship

The Patrick J. Ryan Community College Student Scholarship is presented in honor of Patrick J. Ryan to recognize his many contributions to the field of criminal justice higher education. As a
nontraditional student and lifelong learner, Dr. Ryan was a role model for all students to emulate. This NEACJS Scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursing a lower division two-year degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology. Student nominees must be admitted to or matriculated in a two-year lower division or community college degree program. Nominations are accepted from members of NEACJS and must include a letter of recommendation from one of the student’s instructors. The scholarship award includes a cash award and a one year student membership to NEACJS.