The Lionel J. Neiman Scholarship was established in November 1986 to honor the late Professor Neiman's many contributions to the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology and its students. This endowed scholarship is awarded annually.
The amount and the number of awards are dependent upon the endowment account’s balance.
- attend Ball State full-time
- senior status
- pursue a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and criminology
- earned at least 63 credits toward the degree
- plan to complete a criminal justice internship
- 3.0 GPA or better at time of application
Among additional considerations for the award are financial need and university and community service activities.
There is no residency requirement.
The scholarship will be awarded to an individual regardless of sex, race, age, national origin, or ethnic background.
How to Apply
Applications are available in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology office: North Quadrange Building (NQ), Room 278.
The deadline for submitting applications is March 1.
The chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology and the department faculty review the applications and select the recipient(s) for the awards. The chair will then inform the Office of Student Financial Aid to determine the eligibility of the recipients and will contact the Ball State University Foundation to determine the availability of funds. The Office of Financial Aid will present the awards, which are then applied to the student's tuition and fees.
The recipient will be selected by no later than March 21.