Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

$10,000

January 30, 2022

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education in anti-fraud career paths. Applicants must be enrolled 9 semester hours (or equivalent) per term if undergraduate or 6 semester hours (or equivalent) per term if graduate level. Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited, four-year college or university with enrollment throughout the academic year and have a declared major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance or criminal justice and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • 716 West Avenue
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • scholarships@ACFE.com
  • tel: 512-478-9000
  • fax: 512-276-8127
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Malachi Berden  on 1/27/2021 11:57:39 AM

Hello, I am Malachi Berden from Dallas, Texas. I am currently a graduate student majoring in Criminal Justice. I hope to become a doctoral candidate after graduation in 2022. I hope to teach at the college level while pursuing my Ph.D. and one day, possibly run one day for a political office to hopefully, bring education and awareness to underserved communities. This scholarship will help me immensely - Carving away at student loans that could possibly debilitate many aspects of my future.

Cecily G  on 1/14/2021 1:12:23 PM

I am a full-time employee with PNC Bank and am extremely excited to start my Master's Program. This scholarship would help me immensely sly to reach my goal.

John E  on 1/11/2021 9:50:32 PM

Hello, I am looking for some scholarships to help me be able to further my education as well as finish my degree in the field of Criminal Justice in which I major in. Even if I don't get the full amount and only a little it will all help! I do know that some people are in a worse position then me so I won't be upset if someone gets this scholarship and goes on to be great someday! Thank you.

Justin Lake  on 1/8/2021 6:40:08 PM

Yes because I would like to be a corections officer

Nanthiyaporn M  on 1/8/2021 3:36:28 PM

Hello, my name is Nanthiyaporn Manorom. I am applying for this scholarship for the financial support for my school tuitions. I am currently a sophomore college student in Bakersfield College. My major is Business Administration and I am going to transfer to a 4 year college. I am of low-income student, first student generation and a migrant student. I work a lot of help care for my family. I am a full time student and a part-time worker as a waitress and janitor. My family and I migrated to the US from Thailand for a better job opportunity and education. I would to love to have this opportunity to help my financial aid need to help me and my family. Thank you.

Courtenay D  on 1/5/2021 9:49:44 AM

I am applying for this scholarship so that I can attend college in the field of Criminal Justice. I took a forensics class and loved it. I would like to pursue a Criminal Justice degree with a minor in environmental science and biology. Both of the minors will help me in the forensics aspect of the degree.

Kelli D  on 1/4/2021 4:42:11 PM

Hello, my name is Kellianne Driscoll,a recent graduate of Kutztown University with a degree in criminal justice and minors in spanish, psychology and forensics. I am applying for this scholarship due to financial struggles with undergraduate student debt. I want to go all the way through for my doctorate but a masters is a start. Criminal justice has been my passion since I was younger and I would love the opportunity to continue my education.

Pialannie T  on 12/23/2020 7:59:04 AM

Good Day , I am applying for this scholarship for the need of financial support as I diligently pursue my dreams in the criminology field. My aim is to help the criminal justice system one day and help protect our society and put a stop or lower the rising of domestic violence , with this pandemic it is hard to get a job. I am currently a a freshmen in college and hope I get qualified for this award.Thank you.

Claire Andrea M  on 11/10/2020 1:57:30 AM

Hello. I am Claire Andrea Mendoza from Philippines. I am applying for this scholarship because of financial, because of the pandemic. I am a freshman college student taking up a course of Criminology. I really want to finished my college life and to become a polivr woman or part of bureau of fire protection some day. Hopefully you would consider me to be one of your deserving scholar that will qualify for this scholarship. Thank you in advance!

Alexis C  on 11/8/2020 4:02:36 PM

Hello, my name is Alexis Crudup. I’m applying for this scholarship because I need help with paying my tuition. I currently attend East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. My Financial aid does not cover all my tuition for the year and I currently work two jobs and I’m a full time student. While I attending ECU my major is Criminal Justice and I have a minor in Business Administration/Marketing. I would love to have the opportunity to receive this scholarship because it could really help and I wouldn’t have to be distracted with working while going to school. Thank you.

Alexis C  on 11/8/2020 11:24:44 AM

Hello, my name is Alexis Crudup. I’m applying for this scholarship because I need help with paying my tuition. I currently attend East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. My Financial aid does not cover all my tuition for the year and I currently work two jobs and I’m a full time student. While I attending ECU my major is Criminal Justice and I have a minor in Business Administration/Marketing. I would love to have the opportunity to receive this scholarship because it could really help and I wouldn’t have to be distracted with working while going to school. Thank you.

Alexis C  on 11/7/2020 3:40:42 PM

Hello, my name is Alexis Crudup. I’m applying for this scholarship because I need help with paying my tuition. I currently attend East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. My Financial aid does not cover all my tuition for the year and I currently work two jobs and I’m a full time student. While I attending ECU my major is Criminal Justice and I have a minor in Business Administration/Marketing. I would love to have the opportunity to receive this scholarship because it could really help and I wouldn’t have to be distracted with working while going to school. Thank you.

Alexis C  on 11/7/2020 7:05:17 AM

Hello, my name is Alexis Crudup. I’m applying for this scholarship because I need help with paying my tuition. I currently attend East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. My Financial aid does not cover all my tuition for the year and I currently work two jobs and I’m a full time student. While I attending ECU my major is Criminal Justice and I have a minor in Business Administration/Marketing. I would love to have the opportunity to receive this scholarship because it could really help and I wouldn’t have to be distracted with working while going to school. Thank you.

Alexis C  on 11/6/2020 3:37:59 PM

Hello, my name is Alexis Crudup. I’m applying for this scholarship because I need help with paying my tuition. I currently attend East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. My Financial aid does not cover all my tuition for the year and I currently work two jobs and I’m a full time student. While I attending ECU my major is Criminal Justice and I have a minor in Business Administration/Marketing. I would love to have the opportunity to receive this scholarship because it could really help and I wouldn’t have to be distracted with working while going to school. Thank you.

Alexis C  on 11/5/2020 5:12:33 PM

Hello, my name is Alexis Crudup. I’m applying for this scholarship because I need help with paying my tuition. I currently attend East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. My Financial aid does not cover all my tuition for the year and I currently work two jobs and I’m a full time student. While I attending ECU my major is Criminal Justice and I have a minor in Business Administration/Marketing. I would love to have the opportunity to receive this scholarship because it could really help and I wouldn’t have to be distracted with working while going to school. Thank you.

Caitlin B.  on 10/31/2020 12:57:20 AM

Hello, my name is Caitlin Bright. I am a Criminology and Criminal Justice major. I am currently attending Santa Fe College. As of now this is my last semester at Santa Fe and will be planning to continuing my studies at the University of South Florida towards a Bachelors degree. I am applying for this scholarship because my mother is not able to assist me with my fund at my next school, while helping my two other siblings at the same time. My dream goal is to finish my education and pursue a career in law enforcement towards investigation.

Katherine S  on 10/21/2020 7:50:35 PM

Good Afternoon, I am applying for this Scholarship due to being a single parent in college. I am majoring in Criminal Justice for my bachelors degree. This would help me continue my education. Thank you for the single parent just trying to make it.

Joyce Atienza  on 8/27/2020 1:53:17 AM

Hello. I am applying for this scholarship because my parents couldn't assist me and my sister this school year because of the pandemic. I am a 3rd year college taking up Bachelor Science of Accountancy. Hopefully you would consider me to be one of your deserving students that will qualify for this scholarship. Thank you in advance!

CT  on 8/18/2020 4:21:33 PM

Hello my name is Comfort, and I’m currently in rolled at Texas Tech University. I’m applying for this scholarship because my financial aid wasn’t enough to cover my tuition and my parents living in Africa so they do not have the money to support my education. I’m currently majoring in business. My goal is to get my bachelors degree and join the military to serve the country that have give me so much.

Melissa K Tatum  on 7/14/2020 12:19:24 PM

I am Melissa, I am 47 years old, single and have raised 2 kids. I am applying for scholarships to help pay tuition so I do not have to continue to work 2 jobs to pay for school and living expenses. I am an undergraduate at Lamar University currently working towards my bachelors in Criminal Justice. I hope to also obtain an Associates in Accounting and pursue a career as a forensic accountant.

Dolen K  on 5/13/2020 11:55:46 AM

Hello, my name is Dolen, and I applied for this scholarship to help continue my education at Hardin-Simone university in Abilene Texas. While this school may be expensive, I’m driving to continue to succeed and overcome this small feat to pressure a degree in Criminal Justice, while being a student athlete!!

jada p  on 1/29/2020 4:53:27 PM

I am Jada, a first generation college student and I am applying for this scholarship to help pay for my dream school I attend, Baylor University. I want to be successful and I need the funds to help be successful here at Baylor University, thank you!

Zach B  on 1/28/2020 11:09:12 AM

My names Zach, I have been really stressing about scholarships and tuition. My main focus is becoming a cop and helping people out and giving back to the community that made me who I am. This scholarship would really help me.

Brody D  on 1/25/2020 11:24:47 AM

Hello, I am currently applying for this scholarship to help pay for college. I will attend McNeese State University in Louisiana and will be a full time student.

Alexander C  on 7/25/2018 8:44:08 AM

Hello my name is Alexander Colon, and I am currently in rolled in liberty University. I am an active duty service member currently working at a base in Maryland. I happen to room 417 years and want to continue especially pursuing my educational goals before I retire. My current field of study is criminal justice and Homeland security. My goal is to work with the department of homeland security, or the Federal Bureau of investigation. Right now I am Hispanic American who is strives to be a better person and a better father for my children. I do everything I can to ensure that I am the best father, husband, active duty service member, and supervisor. I want to show my children that being a working father or working parent is no excuse to not pursue your educational goals. If selected for the scholarship I will ensure that I Celebrate my accomplishments with my degree. I wish to pursue and continue medication and obtain a masters agree upon completion of my bachelors. Thank you.

Mulique S  on 7/23/2018 9:12:53 PM

I am currently visiting the united states and I would like to attend school at Rutgers University, I am an only child and my mother recently passed in a tragic car accident. In honor of her I would like to further my education and I can only do that with financial assistance, this scholarship will really help.

Tammi k  on 6/9/2018 10:30:01 AM

I am applying for a scholarship to further my education and pay for college.

Linda H  on 1/19/2018 4:23:03 PM

The requirements state that you have to be enrolled in a 4-year college. I am attending Centralia College in Centralia, WA. It is not truly a 4-year college, though they do offer a few 4-year degrees - one being Accounting. Would I still be eligible.

Mohamed R  on 1/11/2018 8:01:55 AM

Hi, so happy to have the opportunity to join your wonderful site who help people to become better and beneficial for the society. Actually, I am a graduate student at Embry-Riddle university in Daytona Beach, I take 6 credite hours every semester but my majore is Aeronautical Science, my specialization is Safety Management System and Education, so I am not qualified but I wish to have a better luck next time, so pray for me plz. Thanks a lot Yours Sincerely, Mohamed G. Rostom

Angelica G  on 1/2/2018 12:25:25 PM

I applied for this scholarship because i need help in furthering my education. i want to be succesful but i do not have the funds and i need some help

Peter Makuol A  on 11/6/2016 1:46:13 PM

am really very happy to have participating in this scholarship because i have financial which is difficult to attain education

Dolores T  on 2/28/2016 3:09:04 PM

Dolores Torres on 2/28/2016 3:08 PM Hello, my name is Dolores Torres, and I am applying for this scholarship because my major is Criminal Justice in Administration and I hope to make a difference in the unethical, corrupt, and racial issues existing today in the law enforcement system.

Denzel Rajiv B  on 1/26/2016 11:39:49 PM

not yet,..i want some scholarship because of financial problem ,,i want to graduate,.;

shenita c  on 1/23/2016 3:44:55 PM

Hi my name is Shenita Clark I'm applying for this scholarship because my financial aid wasn't enough to cover my tuition. I'm going to school for Criminal Justice and I'm almost finish I would be finish in September of this year. I'm hoping that I receive a scholarship or grant so I can finish school because dropping out is not an option for me. I would love to finish school so I can find a better job in my career field to better my life & my kids. Thank you in advance

Mutinta M  on 12/15/2015 3:27:23 PM

I hope to be able to successfully fill out the application and get the scholarship.

ndeloakeh mbetazifor g  on 11/15/2015 11:12:36 AM

I am very happy to be part of those applying for this scholarship,i really need this scholarship,i wish to be internationally knowledgeable for development.

wahida marray s  on 10/10/2015 3:12:16 AM

I am really excited to excess this website. I needed this scholarship because firstly i want to have an international exposure and to contribute intensely to my country.

Huan W  on 8/11/2015 4:38:32 PM

How to apply this scholarship

sharadindu s  on 7/31/2015 7:49:29 PM

I am in junior year at a university

Alexander W  on 7/23/2015 2:02:19 PM

I go to a community college majoring in criminal justice , can I still apply for this scholarship

Anton S  on 6/26/2015 1:07:12 AM

Great opportunity.

AMARACHI A  on 4/15/2015 7:58:30 AM

awesome scholarship

Thu L  on 3/31/2015 10:24:33 PM

That's a great scholarship

ian o  on 3/8/2011 11:20:02 AM

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