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Education Abroad Financial Award

Education Abroad Financial Award for Criminology and Criminal Justice Students

The Philip Quinn student education abroad award has been established to financially assist at least one criminology student per year to participate in a travel course.

If you are interested please note the minimum criteria and the award process listed below.

Minimum Criteria:

  1. You must have junior standing (60 credit hours) by the time the education abroad course begins.
  2. You must have a 3.2 GPA or higher.
  3. You must be a Criminology and Criminal Justice major and taken a minimum of CRM 101 and 102.
  4. You will complete an essay detailing how this award will assist you and what you anticipate the benefits of such a course will do for you both educationally and personally.
  5. You must complete a formal application.


  1. Submit the application, essay and transcript to Susan Brinkley no later than Oct. 18 annually.
  2. From the applications, three finalists will be selected by a committee composed of Susan Brinkley, Christopher Capsambelis and JoAnn Quinn.
  3. The three finalists will be interviewed by the committee, which will then select a winner(s) for the travel course. The winner(s) will be notified before registration for spring courses.
  4. The winner will receive his or her award during the following spring semester.
If you have any questions please contact either Brinkley, PH 206 or (813) 257-3323, or Capsambelis, PH 419 or (813) 257-3348.
During the Spring 2013 semester the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice will offer one education abroad course.
CRM 247 will include travel to Krakow, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic.