Proposals for Funding under NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Funding Source: 
National Institute of Justice
Type of Funding: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Eligible applicants are limited to degree-granting educational institutions in the United States. To be eligible, the institution must be fully accredited by one of the regional institutional accreditation agencies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Under this solicitation, the applicant institution must apply as the sponsoring institution for a doctoral candidate conducting criminal justice-related research in a discipline relevant to NIJ’s mission.
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For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606–545–5035, or via e-mail to For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, e-mail questions to

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding under the NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program that provides awards for research on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics to accredited academic universities that offer research-based doctoral degrees in disciplines relevant to NIJ’s mission. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels.

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