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NIJ FY23 W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Grants.gov Deadline
April 10, 2023, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
April 24, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for investigator-initiated research examining how observed racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system might be reduced through public policy interventions at any point during the administration of justice from two categories of researchers:

  1. Category 1: W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars – Researchers who are advanced in their careers (awarded a terminal degree at least seven years prior to December 31, 2022) may apply for grants for research, evaluation, and mentoring of less-experienced researchers.
  2. Category 2: W.E.B. Du Bois Fellows – Researchers who are early in their careers (awarded a terminal degree within seven years of December 31, 2022) may apply for grants for research and evaluation.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,830,810

Date Created: January 17, 2023