Applications for NIJ’s Graduate Research Fellowship Open

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now accepting applications for their Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program. The program is looking for 20 new fellows and supports doctoral research with relevance to criminal or juvenile justice in the United States. This includes anthropology, sociology, public policy, information sciences, criminology, forensic science, technology for law enforcement, and more. Applications from all science and engineering fields are welcome.

The fellowship provides up to three years of support within a five-year period and includes:

  • $41,000/year student salary
  • $16,000/year cost of education allowance
  • $3,000/year research expenses

The deadline is April 10 and the JustGrants deadline is April 17. Students must be enrolled full time in a Ph.D. program in a science or engineering field and propose dissertation research relevant to improving criminal or juvenile justice practice or policy in the United States. Learn more and apply here


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