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National Institute of Justice Graduate Fellowship: Social and Behavioral Sciences

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September 2015
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This fact sheet provides information on the features of the U.S. Justice Department's National Institute of Justice's (NIJ's) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) in Social and Behavioral Sciences, including the deadline for applications and eligibility requirements.
The GRF in Social and Behavioral Sciences is a solicitation whose goal is to develop objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges prescribed by crime and justice. This program offers $32,000 to outstanding and promising doctoral students to assist them with dissertation research support. Applications must be submitted by December 15, 2015 via Grants.gov by the academic institution, which must be a fully accredited, doctoral degree-granting institution in the United States or its territories. For the GRF Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, NIJ is soliciting applications from doctoral students who have completed, or are near completion of, all Ph.D. degree requirements except the research, writing, and final defense of a dissertation. Among the qualified disciplines are criminology, education, economics, political science, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, public health, family and human development, public administration, and public policy. To learn more about the GRF program and view examples of research conducted by past and present fellows, visit NIJ.gov/GRF-SBS or email [email protected].

Date Published: September 1, 2015