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NEW SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT: National Institute of Justice

W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Race and Crime FY2017

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Funding:  Up to $3 million for multiple grant awards under two categories
Solicitation:  https://www.nij.gov/funding/Documents/solicitations/NIJ-2017-12000.pdf

The W.E.B. Du Bois Program supports quantitative and qualitative research on the intersections of race, offending, victimization, and the fair administration of justice for both juveniles and adults. It furthers the Department's mission by advancing knowledge regarding the confluence of crime, justice, and culture in various societal contexts. This funding opportunity seeks investigator-initiated proposals to conduct research on topics linked to race and crime in the context of violence and victimization, crime and crime prevention, and justice systems.

In FY2017, NIJ will give priority consideration to proposals for research on:
· Homicide and other violence in minority communities
· Criminal courts (including but not limited to screening and assessment, legal defense systems, and sentencing reform)

Funding will be available for two categories:
1.    Scholars who are advanced in their careers may apply for up to $500,000 for research (excluding projects that only analyze secondary data) with a plan to mentor less experienced researchers
2.    Fellows who are early in their careers may apply for up to $100,000 for secondary data analysis projects, or up to $150,000 for research projects involving primary data collection (a short-term residency at NIJ is optional

General information on applying for NIJ awards can be found at www.nij.gov/funding/Pages/welcome.aspx. Answers to frequently asked questions that may assist applicants are posted at www.nij.gov/funding/Pages/faqs.aspx. For assistance with this solicitation, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center: toll-free at 1-800-851-3420; via TTY at 301-240-6310 (hearing impaired only); email grants@ncjrs.gov; fax to 301-240-5830; or web chat at https://webcontact.ncjrs.gov/ncjchat/chat.jsp.

The American Bar Foundation Funding Opportunities



Open Society Foundations Fellowships

Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity

UCI Chancellor's  Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Criminology,
Law & Society

Beginning in 2015, UC Irvine supports a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Criminology, Law & Society.  This Postdoctoral Fellow is selected from the pool of applicants who identified mentors in the Department of Criminology, Law & Society at UC Irvine and submitted their applications to the University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Please note applicants must identify a CLS faculty mentor and receive a support letter.

UCI - CLS website

UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center - Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships; contact:

Becky Beckham
UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center
1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Visiting Fellowship in the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and
Social Sciences at the University of New England (Armidale, Australia).

Expressions of Interest are invited from distinguished academics for a Visiting Fellowship (up to three months) in the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences at the University of New England.  

For more information, visit http://www.une.edu.au/bcss/

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD Centre for Criminology
Academic Visitor Programme