NIJ Accepting Applications for Graduate Research Fellowships

NIJ is seeking proposals for innovative dissertation research in STEM fields. The Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (GRF-STEM) supports doctoral research relevant to ensuring public safety, preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

A university can apply on behalf of a student, who is eligible if:

1. The student’s degree program is in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline; and,

2. The proposed research has demonstrable implications for addressing the challenges of preventing or controlling crime and/or the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

Applicants must register with Grants.gov prior to submitting an application.

All applications are due by 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time on April 17, 2019. Click here to learn more.

 
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