Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Apply now! We are accepting applications under both of our graduate research fellowship solicitations:

The application deadline for both is November 21, 2016.

See questions and answers​ regarding these solicitations and review transcripts of funding webinars, which include additional questions and answers:

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The NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program supports doctoral students engaged in research that advances NIJ’s mission.

About the GRF Program

The goal of the GRF program is to increase the pool of scholars engaged in research that addresses the challenges of crime and justice in the United States, particularly at the state and local levels.

The GRF program has two tracks:

For more information:

Contact Information

For substantive questions about NIJ’s GRF Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, e-mail GRF@usdoj.gov.

For substantive questions about NIJ's GRF program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, e-mail GRF-STEM@usdoj.gov.

Date Modified: October 24​​, 2016