Susan M. Hunter Correctional Scholarship

The Susan M. Hunter Correctional Scholarship is named in honor of Susan Hunter, former Chief of the Prisons Division at the National Institute of Corrections, as a lasting tribute to her commitment to the field of corrections. Susan was 58 when she passed away March 14, 2004.

IMPORTANT: Before applying, please read the to learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process.

The 2019 Susan M. Hunter Scholarship

The Susan M. Hunter Scholarship application will open February 1, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements for the Susan M. Hunter Correctional Scholarship:

Students must be the son or daughter of a corrections employee (current full-time, retired, or deceased) within any ASCA member department of corrections. Vendor employees, correctional employees, their siblings, spouses, and grandchildren are not eligible.
Incoming first-time freshmen, along with enrolled full-time college and graduate students, must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.3. Undergraduate students may be working toward a degree in any area of study, while graduate students field of study must be in Corrections/Criminal Justice.
Students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, or an accredited graduate program.
For the 2018 awards: scholarship amounts will be $1,500 for undergraduate students, $1,500 for graduate students and $750 for individuals who in a prior year had received either a $1,000 or $1,500 scholarship.

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Any questions can be directed to asca.scholarship@gmail.com.