Available Grants

Crime and Justice Research

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will shortly release a
solicitation for proposals to conduct research and evaluation on crime
and justice in topics relevant to State and/or local criminal and
juvenile justice policy and practice. In the solicitation, NIJ will
request proposals for social and behavioral research and evaluation
covering a wide range of areas, including policing, community crime
prevention, corrections, alcohol- and drug-related crime, and justice
system improvement. Certain topics have been designated by NIJ as
priority areas that reflect the direction the Institute will take in
the next few years. Applicants will be asked to submit a proposal in one of
the priority areas, which will be listed in the solicitation.

Look for the solicitation on the NIJ Web site:
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding.htm.


American Express and the National Endowment for Financial Education will grant a minimum of $500,000 in 2004 in grants to community organizations to offer financial education to individuals who represent underserved populations such as immigrants, individuals moving from welfare to education, the newly employed and young workers. Please visit www.nefe.org/amexeconfundrfp/ for more information and a downloadable copy of the rfp.



Graduate Research Fellowship: 2004

http://www.ncjrs.org/txtfiles1/nij/sl000633.txt
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs,
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
SL 000633
Application Deadline: January 23, 2004, and September 15, 2004

Summary: The Graduate Research Fellowship provides dissertation research support to outstanding doctoral candidates undertaking independent research on issues in crime and justice. Students from any academic discipline are encouraged to apply and propose original research that has direct implications for criminal justice. NIJ encourages diversity in approaches and perspectives in its research programs. NIJ awards these fellowships to encourage doctoral students to contribute critical and innovative thinking to pressing justice problems.

Funding: The number of awards to be made depends on the availability of funds and the number and quality of applications received.

Eligibility: NIJ seeks applications from students who have completed all doctoral degree requirements except the research, writing, and defense of a dissertation. The official applicant to the Graduate Research Fellowship is the sponsoring academic institution. Individuals may not receive awards directly. Grant awards will be made only to educational institutions. To be eligible to administer a Graduate Research Fellowship grant on behalf of a doctoral candidate, an institution must be fully accredited by one of the regional institutional accreditation commissions recognized by the U.S. Commissioner of Education and the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation.


Data Resources Program 2004: Funding for the Analysis of Existing Data
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding.htm
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs,
National Institute of Justice
SL 000635
Application Deadline: February 25, 2004 and October 23, 2004

Summary: NIJ requests proposals to conduct original research using data from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD). NACJD houses quantitative and qualitative data from NIJ sponsored research and makes it available online for downloading machine-readable copies (in SPSS, SAS or ASCII) together with data dictionaries and study abstracts. The archive is maintained by the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, and supported by NIJ.

Funding: The number of awards to be made depends on the availability of funds and the number and quality of applications received.

Eligibility: Open

Application Submission: For technical guidance about using the Grants Management System, call the hotline at 1-888-549-9901. For questions about this solicitation, the research being solicited, or other NIJ funding opportunities, contact the U.S. Department of Justice Response Center at 1-800-421-6770.


Application Submission for all NIJ grants cited above:
For technical guidance about using the Grants Management System, call the hotline at 1-888-549-9901. For questions about this solicitation, the research being solicited, or other NIJ funding opportunities, contact the U.S. Department of Justice Response Center at 1-800-421-6770.

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