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FY 2022 BJA Visiting Fellows Program

Opportunity ID
O-BJA-2022-171145
Solicitation Status
Open
Fiscal Year
2022
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Grants.gov Deadline
June 21, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 27, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Description

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.

Date Created: April 26, 2022