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Need-based scholarships available for 2011 NIJ Conference

NIJ is offering a small number of need-based scholarships to attend the 2011 NIJ Conference. The conference itself is free; the scholarships cover accommodations at the conference hotel and provide a $150 per diem. (Recipient must provide travel to and from the conference.)

Criteria: Applicant must be a public or non-profit sector, criminal justice researcher or practitioner in one of the following areas:

  • Corrections
  • Courts
  • Crime prevention
  • Forensics
  • Law enforcement
  • Science and technology
  • Victim advocacy

NOTE: Current NIJ grantees and past scholarship winners are not eligible.

How to Apply:  

1.    Write up to 200 words telling NIJ how you expect the conference to benefit your organization’s mission.

2.    Ask your supervisor to write a letter approving your attendance.

  • The letter must be submitted on your organization’s letterhead.
  • The letter must affirm that your organization’s travel funds are limited.

3.    Email the required documents to nijscholarships@ncjrs.gov or fax it to 301–519–5212 no later than 5:00 pm Eastern time on Friday, March 18, 2011.