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Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, Fiscal Year 2021

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NIJ seeks proposals for funding to conduct an expansion or extension of one or more ongoing/existing longitudinal research studies that focus on delinquency and crime throughout the life-course of the individual, which may include childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. Applicants are encouraged to adopt a holistic approach to the study of child and adolescent development and the emergence, persistence, and desistance of delinquent and criminal offending. The research findings are intended to identify malleable risk and protective factors, which can be effectively targeted in efforts to prevent the onset of delinquency and to intervene in the lives of juvenile and young adult offenders.


Number of Awards: 2
Total Amount Awarded: $2,055,202


Date Modified: January 15, 2021

The bold text below has been added under “Clarifications” on page 10. “The recent median NIJ grant award amount for Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime is approximately $1 million. Applicants are encouraged to propose budgets that match the research activities proposed, which may be more or less than the anticipated maximum dollar amount of awards.”

Date Modified: February 1, 2021

The deadlines for this solicitation have been extended. 

Date Modified: April 5, 2021

NIJ has extended the Applications JustGrants deadline to April 8, 2021, 11:59 pm ET.

Date Created: December 4, 2020