Native Student Travel Scholarships: Connecting STEM and Justice
The application deadline for 2017 has passed. Thank you to everyone who applied.
Read a short article on the 2017 scholar's experience at IACP.
Are you an American Indian or Alaska Native student in science, tech, engineering, or math (STEM)?
Apply now for sponsorship to visit Philadelphia and attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference (IACP) on October 21-24, 2017.
The National Institute of Justice is looking for five qualified undergrad or grad students to attend this conference, which brings together thousands of professionals from federal, state, local, and tribal organizations.
Attendance will aid you in exploring applications of your STEM training to issues of criminal justice and public safety. You will have the opportunity to interact with scientists and attend panel discussions on the most urgent issues facing communities and innovative, evidence-based solutions.
Learn more about the conference.
- American Indian or Alaska Native, at least 18 years of age.
- Full-time undergrad or grad student at an eligible academic institution, in a STEM field.
- Commitment to the entire conference and travel days.
Funding includes registration, airfare, lodging, ground transportation, baggage, meals, and incidental expenses. You would fly from your home airport to Philadelphia on October 20, 2017, and return on October 25, 2017. Decision notices will be sent to all applicants by August 30, 2017.
Please submit the following items to
NIJ_STEM@ojp.usdoj.gov by June 30, 2017:
Completed application form (see page 2).
- Verification of current enrollment and standing.
- Transcripts (unofficial accepted).
- Résumé or Curriculum Vitae.
- Statement of Interest in public safety and/or criminal justice.
- Academic Advisor’s Statement of Support.
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Date Modified: July 5, 2017