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Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals

The goals of the Elder Mistreatment program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. NIJ strives to provide objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against elderly individuals, and promote healing and justice for victims. The objectives of this solicitation are to fund high-quality research projects in the area of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Deadline: 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Diversion and Alternative to Arrest Programs

The foundation is primarily interested in measuring the impact of diversion programs on public safety, fairness, and cost efficiency. Particular outcomes of interest include recidivism (e.g., frequency of re-arrest, additional
charges, additional convictions); the use of criminal justice and/or other public resources (e.g., jail booking,
jail days, court costs, emergency room admissions, failures to appear); and socio-economic indicators (e.g.,
housing, employment, income, and education).

Deadline: 

Thursday, December 15, 2016

New Investigator/Early Career Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for applied research under a new program that supports new investigators early in academic careers to conduct studies that inform public safety, crime control and prevention, and/or the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

Deadline: 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Law and Science

The Law & Science Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, as well as studies of how science and technology are applied in legal contexts. The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Monday, August 3, 2020
Friday, January 15, 2021

Law and Science Dissertation Research (LS)

The Law & Science Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, as well as studies of how science and technology are applied in legal contexts. The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Friday, January 15, 2021

Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowships

Ten or more dissertation fellowships are awarded each year to graduate students who would complete the writing of a dissertation within the award year. These fellowships are designed to contribute to the support of the doctoral candidate to enable him or her to complete the thesis in a timely manner and are only appropriate for students approaching the final year of their Ph.D. work. Questions that interest the foundation concern violence and aggression.

Deadline: 

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Grants

The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. Priority will be given to areas and methodologies not receiving adequate attention and support from other funding sources.

Deadline: 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

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