Criminology and Criminal Justice Fellowships

Graduate Fellowships for the Criminology and Criminal Justice program are highly competitive programs that build and enhance your professional skills and defray tuition costs.

Dean and Alumni Scholarships

Dean and Alumni Scholarships are available to students who are not receiving a fellowship.

2020-21 Presidential Fellowships

The Presidential Fellowship provides 100% of a student’s graduate tuition.

It includes a non-credit fellowship course and a 25-hour-a-week unpaid fellowship placement.  Check out our Fellowship positions.  

How to Apply

Students apply once they have been admitted into the graduate program. To be considered for the graduate fellowship, please complete the application no later than February 15, 2020.  If you are admitted into the traditional program, but not offered a fellowship, you will be considered for a Dean scholarship.

Application Details

  1. First, complete the program application using our online application. You will be required to create an account by registering a username and password. Registering an account will allow you to start an application, save, and then log back in at any time to complete it before submission.
    • Your essays, resume, and any additional documents may be uploaded electronically through the application portal.
    • Enrollment history is collected in the online application. However, an official copy of your transcript(s) must be sent electronically to or mailed to:
      Merrimack College
      Graduate Admission GL43
      315 Turnpike Street
      North Andover, MA 01845
  2. Next, complete the Fellowship application using our online form.  To open the form you will need to log in using your program application portal login information.  

Please reach out to the Office of Graduate Admission by email or at 978-837-3563 if you have any questions.

Acceptance into the fellowship program is a competitive process. In addition to the materials required for traditional graduate admittance, the fellowship application may require additional documents and interview.