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FY 2022 BJA Visiting Fellows Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
June 21, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 27, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Through the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Visiting Fellows Program, BJA invests in future and current leaders in the field to advance priority national policy issues and offer cross-developmental opportunities for Department of Justice staff and criminal justice practitioners and researchers. Awards made under the BJA Visiting Fellows Program will fund fellowships for a period of 24 months, including a potential residency period of 9 to 12 months, where the fellow will work closely with BJA staff members and potentially work onsite at BJA in Washington, D.C. on a regular basis.

The purpose of each fellowship is to make important policy and programmatic contributions in a focus area of criminal justice practice. Fellows will collaborate with BJA and DOJ staff members to provide critical outreach, data, research, and subject-matter expertise to inform the development of new BJA strategies and programs to benefit the field.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Individuals
  • State governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and state-controlled institutions of higher education
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses

See the solicitation for additional information about this opportunity.



Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $350,000

Date Created: April 26, 2022