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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

W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks investigator-initiated proposals for funding under the W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime from two categories of researchers: (1) scholars who are advanced in their careers; and (2) fellows who are early in their careers. The program supports research that places particular emphasis on the intersections of race, crime, violence, and the administration of justice within the United States.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 30, 2018

Graduate Research Fellowship Program for Criminal Justice Statistics

This program provides awards to accredited universities for doctoral research that uses criminal justice data or statistical series and focuses on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics. BJS invests in doctoral education by supporting universities that sponsor students who demonstrate the potential to complete doctoral degree programs successfully in disciplines relevant to the mission of BJS, and who are in the final stages of
graduate study.

Deadline: 

Friday, February 24, 2017

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