2013 Visiting Fellow: Criminal Justice Statistics Programs

Type of Educational Opportunity: 
Bureau of Justice Statistics
150 000
Number of Awards Available: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Eligible applicants are individuals who have a nationally recognized research portfolio and considerable expertise in their area of proposed research

BJS is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding for one or more BJS Visiting Fellows to work in its Criminal Justice Statistics Programs with existing BJS data. The overall purpose of this program is to support the scholarly use of BJS data collections, expand the body of policy-relevant research that uses these data, and enhance or inform BJS statistical programs. Under section 302 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, BJS is authorized to “make grants to, or enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with public agencies, institutions of higher education, private organizations, or private individuals” for purposes of collecting and analyzing criminal justice statistics.

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