Jonathan Jasper Wright Award

Scholarship Amount

Various Amount

Application Deadline

March 15, 2016


This award is for leadership at the regional and state level in the area of criminal justice. The award is presented to an individual who has affected change in policy or is serving as a conduit of change. The award is named after the first African American elected to the bench of the Supreme Court of South Carolina


The Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for awards to be presented at the 2016 NABCJ Dr. Bennett Cooper Awards Banquet in Dallas, Texas during NABCJ's 43rd Annual Conference and Training Institute.

We would like to take this opportunity to recognize NABCJ members for their contributions to the organization and the community in the area of Criminal Justice.

Although, we will not exclude others from the nomination process, you are encouraged to recognize those within our membership who promote the goals and objectives of NABCJ.

We frequently receive nominations for awards where the individual has outstanding achievements, but the accomplishments do not fit the award for which they have been nominated.

Please take the time to consider your choices for candidates in advance of completing the package. Review the award categories, while keeping in mind the description of the award when submitting the nominations. Only one name should be submitted per award and the named individual for no more then two (2) award categories. All nominations must be on the form and in the format presented.

The Awards Committee urges you to take time to participate in this process. We look forward to hearing from Board Officers, Chapter Presidents and Members-At-Large.

All Nominations should be e-mailed ( ), faxed (919-683-1903919-683-1903 ) or mailed to:
NABCJ N.C. Central University P.O. Box 20011-C Durham , NC 27707

Nominations must be received at NABCJ National Office by March 15, 2016.

African American, American Indian, Asian, Caucasian, Hispanic, Pacific Islander
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students

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