College Scholarship

Each year the South Carolina Jail Administrators’ Association awards up to five $1,000 scholarships and up to $300.00 in computer and textbook reimbursements to support the academic pursuits of members presently working in the field of adult detention and their spouses and children. Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Applicant must be a dues paying member of the SCJAA, an employee of a Facility Member Facility, or a spouse/dependent of a dues paying member or retired member in good standing.
  2. Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree granting program (Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree) at an accredited college or university.
  3. Must prove need for financial assistance (students funded 100% by grants, scholarships and other methods other than out-of-pocket funds are not eligible).
  4. Must have completed 15 semester hours with a grade point average of 3.0 or above if not a recent or pending graduate from high school.
  5. High school seniors must have at least a B average and have been accepted by an accredited college or university.


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