U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Formula Grant Solicitation Available for John R. Justice Program

BJA is seeking applications for funding from the FY 2020 John R. Justice (JRJ) Grant Program, which provides student loan repayment assistance for local, state and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to extended service in those roles.

For each state and territory that is eligible to apply for funding under the JRJ Grant Program, BJA will make awards to agencies designated by the governor of those states or territories (or in the case of the District of Columbia, by the mayor) to administer the JRJ Grant Program within the state or territory. 

Learn more and apply by April 20, 2020.

Date Published: February 19, 2020