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Edward G. Longinette Scholarship

This scholarship is being provided in honor of the late Edward G. Longinette in recognition of his service to the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the St. Louis community.  Mr. Longinette served as an adjunct professor for many years and was a member of the St. Louis law enforcement community. 

This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the University of Missouri-St. Louis Masters of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice Program.  Recipients must be outstanding graduate students who are in good academic standing. 

Applications for the Edward G. Longinette Scholarship must be received by the Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice by May 1, 2017.  All applications must be submitted electronically, and the recipient will be notified in writing.  The winner will be awarded a $1,000 tuition scholarship.   

Instructions for Applying:

Please submit a current UMSL transcript, resume, and a personal letter commenting on why you chose the criminal justice field and how you plan to use your MA degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice to provide service to the community.  The personal essay should not exceed three pages in length.  In addition, one letter of recommendation from an UMSL faculty member is required.  The letter of recommendation can be sent directly to Dr. Doherty. With the application, please include your student number, a contact telephone number, local address, and email contact information. 

Send all documents electronically to:

Elaine Doherty –
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Missouri-St. Louis