Cullen Scholars Research Award
The Cullen Scholars Research Award was established by BSU Alum and Distinguished Research Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Francis T. Cullen. This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student in the Criminal Justice graduate program to be used for full travel/hotel coverage to the most outstanding graduate research paper accepted for presentation at a professional conference.
Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:
1. In the graduate program.
2. Engaged in a research project that reflects qualities of excellence (e.g. exemplary or distinguished conceptualization, method, analyses, and writing mechanics). Note: the research cannot be directly part of the research of a faculty advisor, thesis chair or mentor nor can it be part of a join-project involving other CJ graduate students.
3. Research must be beyond the ‘proposed’ stage and evidence continuing progress.
4. Applicants must have either presented their research at a professional conference or have a confirmed accepted abstract for an upcoming conference for this AY.