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2022 Federal Dept. of Justice John R. Justice Loan Repayment Grant.

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $80,783)

Attachment 1

Connecticut Abstract

John R. Justice (JRJ) Grant Program

CFDA 16.816

Student Loan Repayment Program - FY 2022


Applicant Name:

            Connecticut Office of Higher Education

            450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 707

            Hartford, CT 06103-1841

            Grantee Program Contact: Mark E. French, Director of Student Financial Aid

            Authorized Grantee Official: Timothy D. Larson, Executive Director


            Division of Public Defender Services

            Division of Criminal Justice              

Goals of the John R. Justice Grant Program:

Prior to the beginning of the John R. Justice Grant Program, Connecticut employed 248 prosecutors and 213 public defenders.
As of today, Connecticut employs 232 prosecutors and 188 public defenders.
To encourage qualified attorneys to be employed as public defenders by the state of Connecticut or federal government in Connecticut or as a prosecutor employed by the state of Connecticut;
To provide repayment assistance of qualified educational loans for eligible applicants based upon least ability to pay and years of services;
To provide and maintain outreach efforts to potential beneficiaries through electronic and other methods of communication.

Date Created: September 22, 2022