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FY 2022 John R. Justice (JRJ) Formula Grant Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
July 28, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 29, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks applications for funding to provide student loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to extended service in those roles.

Eligible Applicants:

  • State governments
  • Other
    • Applicants are limited to state and U.S. territory government agencies designated by their governor (or the mayor of the District of Columbia) to administer the JRJ Grant Program. The states, territories, and the District of Columbia will make loan payments directly to the institutions holding loans on behalf of eligible beneficiaries.


Number of Awards: 39
Total Amount Awarded: $3,586,058

Date Modified: July 22, 2022

Grants.gov and JustGrants deadlines extended.

Date Created: April 25, 2022