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Travel Scholarships


NIJ funds two programs that provide funding for successful applicants to travel to select conferences and events.

Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Scholars Programs

The Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Programs are designed to increase the research capabilities of law enforcement officers and agencies.

The LEADS Scholars Program advances evidence-based policing by supporting the development of research-minded law enforcement personnel. 

The LEADS Academics Program has  the goal of advancing practitioner-led research and promoting sustainable researcher/practitioner partnerships. 

Learn more about the LEADS Program.

Date Created: December 3, 2019