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The Alfred Siegel Scholarship — A Legacy of Service

Alfred Siegel dedicated his life to the cause of justice reform and public service, including 15 years with the Center for Court Innovation. Siegel, who died this past January, will continue that important work through the Alfred Siegel Scholarship, created in partnership with John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

The Alfred Siegel Scholarship seeks to encourage and support students, including those with previous involvement in the justice system and/or the child welfare system, in reaching their higher education goals. The annual $2,000 scholarship will be given to a current or prospective John Jay student who shares some of the qualities that were at the core of Siegel’s professional life – kindness, personal integrity and devotion to public service. 

Siegel, who was the CCI’s deputy director, also served as deputy commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation and as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx during his long and distinguished career.

The scholarship is open to all undergraduate students in good academic standing. Preference will be given to those with a prior connection to the Center for Court Innovation or one of its projects, and to students who have overcome substantial hardships.

For additional eligibility and application information, contact the Office of Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities, Click Here