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400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7580

Phone: (509) 963-3219

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Field Experience Coordinator:  | | 509-963-1364 | View our new Field Placement Program Page!


Law & Justice Scholarships

You can apply to all of these scholarships on:

  • Women in Law Enforcement Scholarship - To provide financial support that will encourage young women planning a career in law enforcement. Applicant must be a resident of Washington State. Applicant must be Female. Applicant must be a minority. Applicant must be majoring in Law and Justice. Applicant must have a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • Amy Marie Castner Scholarship- Requirements: Current CWU students and incoming transfer students admitted to CWU by February 1st for the upcoming Fall Term. Declared major in Law and Justice. Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA (including transfer credits). Preference given to students enrolled at the CWU-Lynnwood Campus and/or students who demonstrated financial need. Financial need is determined by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before the Financial Aid Office's priority deadline of February 1st.
  • Ben and Nancy Remak Scholarship - To provide financial support for a declared Law & Justice Major who intends to become a law enforcement officer. Full tuition, fees and books. Applicant must be enrolled at the Ellensburg campus. Applicant must be majoring in Law and Justice. Applicant must have a 3.25 or higher GPA.
  • Ryan Thompson Memorial Scholarship - Applicants must be a Washington Resident, an LAJ Major, interested in Law Enforcement, bilingual, and be in good standing for CWU.  It is preferred that applicants have completed a field placement with law enforcement or reserves, and submit an essay explaining their interest in law enforcement, being bilingual, and how they plan on better serving their community.

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