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Apply to be a BJA Visiting Fellow

The FY 2023 Visiting Fellows Program opportunity is now available.

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to invest in current and future leaders in the criminal justice field to advance priority national policy issues and offer cross-developmental opportunities for Department of Justice staff and criminal justice practitioners and researchers.

BJA will host up to eight fellows in the following focus areas to build capacity to address gaps and emerging issues in the criminal justice field:

  1. Supporting enhanced research partnership efforts to assist in the reduction of substance use-related crime and overdose.
  2. Enhancing support of and reducing stigma for persons with criminal justice involvement who are in recovery.
  3. Improving corrections and reintegration under the Second Chance Act.
  4. Enhancing the Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Conviction Program.
  5. Advancing strategies to prevent and respond to hate crimes.
  6. Enhancing strategies for addressing violent crime in tribal communities.

Learn more about this opportunity and apply by the posted deadlines.

Date Published: April 20, 2023