Louis A. Radelet Graduate Diversity Scholarship Fund

The Louis A. Radelet Graduate Diversity Scholarship Fund was established in honor of the late Professor Louis Radelet and his many contributions to Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice.

The purpose of this scholarship is to help attract and retain talented graduate students who will enhance program diversity. Those who worked with Radelet know personally of his deep commitment to assuring the talents and abilities of minorities develop to their fullest.

This endowment provides financial support on an annual basis to graduate students of the College of Social Science, School of Criminal Justice. It can be awarded to one or more qualified recipients. In keeping with the conditions of the scholarship, the school employs the following criteria when selecting a recipient:

  • Enrollment as a graduate student in the College of Social Science, School of Criminal Justice, at the time the award is activated.
  • Good academic standing as defined by the university.
  • Financial need may be considered.
  • The recipient must possess the capacity, motivation and initiative to realize educational and professional goals

Instructions for applying:

Complete and submit the scholarship application. Submit with a copy of your college transcripts (unofficial printout from StuInfo is recommended). Submit an updated resume. Submit a personal letter explaining why you chose the criminal justice field and the career you wish to pursue after graduation.

YOU MUST ALSO ARRANGE TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING LETTERS OF REFERENCE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE SCHOOL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE:

  1. One letter of recommendation from an instructor or professor familiar with your scholastic endeavors.
  2. One letter of personal reference from an individual (not a former teacher or family member) who can attest to your character.

Send scholarship application and supporting documents to:

School of Criminal Justice
Michigan State University
Scholarship Selection Committee
Baker Hall
655 Auditorium Road Room 557
East Lansing, MI 48824-1118