Scholarships for Public Justice Majors

Raymond Joseph Stastny Memorial Scholarship
$500.00

This award honors the memory of Raymond Joseph Stastny, a 1978 SUNY College at Oswego graduate with a degree in Public Justice, who became an outstanding agent with the U.S. Justice Department, Drug Enforcement Administration, and lost his life in the line of duty. The award will be given to an outstanding student majoring in Public Justice and aspiring toward a career in law enforcement.

To qualify for this award, a student must: 

· Be a declared Public Justice major or second major
· Be a full-time student 
· Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of their selection
· Participate in intramural or intercollegiate athletics
· Be planning to pursue a career in law enforcement 
· Submit a brief narrative describing career goals, financial need,  special achievements (academic, athletic, community, etc.)

If you are interested in being considered for this award complete the form found on the Scholarships & Awards website: http://alumni.oswego.edu/s/1552/social.aspx?sid=1552&gid=1&pgid=453

The Luciano J. Iorizzo Scholarship Award
$400.00

Named to honor Professor Emeritus Luciano J. Iorizzo, first chairman of the Department of Public Justice, this scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Public Justice senior who has demonstrated above average academic performance.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the following requirements must be met by the end of the first semester of the junior year:

· Declared Public Justice major or second major.
· Junior standing at time of application.
· Overall GPA of 3.0 or better at the time of selection.
· Public Justice GPA of 3.2 (required and elective PJ courses).
· Demonstrated financial need.

If you are interested in being considered for this award complete the form found on the Scholarships & Awards website: http://alumni.oswego.edu/s/1552/social.aspx?sid=1552&gid=1&pgid=453

 
Dave A. Ingram, Esq. Memorial Scholarship
$500

Established by Roger Manning in memory of the lifelong work, mentoring and dedication of attorney David A. Ingram, Esq., a strong advocate of legal education. This scholarship has been established to encourage advanced legal education in the field of social justice/public interest law, including disability, public welfare, health care, environmental or Federal Indian law.

To qualify for this award, a student must:

-Be enrolled as a full-time, junior year student [completed 57-86 credits, including transfer credits, by deadline] in good academic standing;
-Demonstrate academic abilities, personal experience, and career goals to continue his/her legal  education in social justice / public interest law, possibly as a viable candidate for law school admission or related graduate level legal education;
-Complete an essay demonstrating your interest in and commitment to social justice and/or public interest law.

If you are interested in being considered for this award complete the form found on the Scholarships & Awards website: http://alumni.oswego.edu/s/1552/social.aspx?sid=1552&gid=1&pgid=453