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Research on Juvenile Justice Topics, Fiscal Year 2021

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With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), seeks proposals for rigorous research projects that inform policy and practice in the field of juvenile justice. Specifically, this solicitation seeks proposals for studies that advance knowledge and understanding in one of the following two priority topic areas: (1) juvenile justice responses to the COVID-19 pandemic or (2) deinstitutionalization of status offenders. Applications proposing research outside of these two research areas will not be considered.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,902,926


Date Modified: January 15, 2021

A “Clarifications” section has been added to page 10.

Date Modified: February 1, 2021

Deadlines for this solicitation have been extended.

Date Created: December 4, 2020