Eligible applicants are agencies, as designated by the Governor of the state, territory, or the Mayor of Washington, D.C., to serve as the JRJ-specific administering agency and to which BJA will award funds to serve eligible recipients working within the respective state’s, territory’s, or District’s jurisdiction.
The JRJ Grant Program (also referred to as the John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program or JRJSLRP) provides loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to continued employment as public defenders and prosecutors.
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