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Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

NIJ’s Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program supports doctoral students engaged in research that advances NIJ’s mission.

The Graduate Research Fellowship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences track is open to doctoral students in all social and behavioral science disciplines. The fellowship awards provide support for 12 months to accredited universities for research on crime, violence and other criminal justice-related topics.

Understanding the Science-Practice Gap

December, 2016
December 2016
In this video Jessica Shaw, Ph.D., describes what she learned about the science-practice gap while working as a translational criminology fellow at NIJ.

Meet the Fellow: Translational Criminology

January, 2017
January 2017

In this video Jessica Shaw, Ph.D., describes her work as a translational criminology fellow at NIJ. She discusses what motivated her to apply, her fellowship experience and how it impacted her career development, as well as, the benefits of pursuing a fellowship with NIJ.

 

GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019

Closing Date

The Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (GRF-STEM) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support graduate research leading to doctoral degrees in topic areas that are relevant to preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.