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FY 2016 BJS Faculty Research Fellowship Program in Criminal Justice Statistics

Post Date

April 15th 2016

Application Due Date

June 1st 2016

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Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

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Eligibility Categories


Eligible applicants are professional or scholarly societies based in the United States whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency. The entity should also have a history of promoting criminal justice education, scholarly research, and policy analysis. The membership of the society must include scholars who are national or international in scope and multidisciplinary in orientation; research professionals in agencies from all sectors of the criminal justice system; and students pursuing studies in criminal justice or related social sciences. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. Foreign governments, foreign organizations, and foreign institutions of higher education are not eligible to apply.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $8750 - $175000

Grant Description

Through this competitive solicitation the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking an academic organization to administer a BJS-sponsored Faculty Research Fellowship Program. The ultimate goal of the fellowship program is to increase the pool of researchers using criminal justice statistical data generated by BJS, thereby contributing solutions that better prevent and control crime and help ensure the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States. The research fellowships envisioned will be relatively small-scale projects that can be completed within 6 months.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Justice

  • Office:

    Office of Justice Programs

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    General Information

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  • Location:

    Bureau of Justice Statistics

  • More Information:

    Program Announcement

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