John Jay Scholarships 2022

John Jay Scholarships 2022

John Jay Scholarships history: john jay scholarships are owned and managed by the john jay college of criminal justice, and we are pleased to announce to you the opening of John Jay Scholarships 2022.

The school’s namesake, John Jay, was the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court and one of the founding fathers of the United States. Jay was a native of New York City and served as governor of New York State.

The college brings together Pulitzer Prize-winning faculty and undergraduate/graduate students in diverse liberal arts disciplines to engage with issues of justice and diversity.

John Jay Scholarships mission for 2022

As a Hispanic and Minority-Serving Institution of higher education in New York City, grounded by our commitment to advancing justice in its many dimensions, we recognize these interrelated core values as fundamental to the John Jay College of Criminal Justice community:

Diversity: Explore, support, and respect the many voices within our community, fostering an inclusive environment that represents the many racial, religious, ethnic, gender, sexual, socioeconomic, political, cultural, age, and ability identities that make our community thrive.

Equity: Confront and respectfully disrupt biases, stereotypes, and discrimination by creating and implementing opportunities for equal access and success for underserved communities.

Integrity: Promote honesty, transparency, and empathy in our actions and communications—at all levels within our community—by adhering to the highest moral and ethical standards in our personal and professional behavior.

Justice: Act fairly and ethically to build an environment that offers every individual equal opportunities to grow and flourish.

Learning and Scholarship: Engage in transformative teaching and learning, both inside and outside of the classroom, support and pursue scholarship and creative activities, practice intellectual curiosity, strive for academic and professional excellence, and foster lifelong learning and civic engagement.

Respect: Honor each other’s identities, ideas, values, and humanity partnered with a commitment to courtesy, civility, and kindness.

John Jay Scholarships Most Popular Majors & Programs

Bachelor’s Majors

  • Criminal Justice (BA & BS) 34%
  • Forensic Psychology 15%
  • Criminology 9%

Master’s Programs

  • Public Administration 38%
  • Criminal Justice 22%
  • Forensic Psychology 9%

John Jay College Student Enrollment

  • Undergraduate students: 13,000+
  • Graduate students: 2,000+
  • Student body: 46% Hispanic, 21% White, 19% Black, 14% Asian
  • Nearly 450 Veterans enrolled
  • 130+ nationalities represented
  • 47% first-generation students
  • 33% foreign-born students


John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers various institutional scholarships to support our newly admitted and continuing students.

Opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate students and are generally based on strong academic work and a commitment to public service.

The college also offers scholarships to support students interested in studying abroad, conducting student research, and presenting at professional conferences. Most scholarships are open to all John Jay College students, regardless of residency/immigration status.

Scholarships are a form of financial aid. They are often considered “gift” aid or “free money” which does not need to be repaid. In general, a scholarship will not reduce any entitlement aid such as a Pell Grant or NY State Grants,

but may reduce loans, federal work-study, or other “last dollar scholarships,” depending on the individual situation and in consultation with the student.

Any combination of scholarships and other awarded aid cannot exceed the cost of attendance.

To apply for John Jay College Scholarships

Log in here to the application using your John Jay College username and password. Applications are reviewed after the specified deadline. The submission of an application does not guarantee that you will be awarded a scholarship.

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