LEADS Scholarship Program – National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Scholarship

Applications for the NIJ’s LEADS Scholarship are now being invited. This scholarship is exclusively open to Law Enforcement Officers in the United States. A range of interesting benefits will given to the winning candidates. To apply, entries must be submitted no later than June 30, 2017.

Scholarship Description
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and IACP’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Scholarship Program is open for Law Enforcement Officers. The program gives an opportunity to attend the IACP Conference, NIJ Research Seminars, and IACP Networking Events and Join a Growing Community of Practice. The program helps law enforcement officers integrate research into their day-to-day work and provides NIJ with direct insight from forward-leaning practitioners who value research and the role it plays in practice. Ten new merit-based scholarships will be given to the winning candidates.

Award Value

  • NIJ will grant ten new merit-based scholarships to mid-rank law enforcement officers to join a diverse, growing group of practitioners dedicated to advancing policing throughout the nation. As part of this program
  • LEADS scholars will have the opportunity to attend various special events held within the D.C. Metropolitan area
  • Participate in numerous networking and collaborative activities with NIJ leadership and leading researchers within the field of criminal justice and attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Expo held in Philadelphia, PA October 21-24, 2017.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in law-related field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • The scholarship program is for sworn, mid-level career police professionals who have demonstrated experience partnering with researchers to implement science-based initiatives, or who have infused research into policing policy and practice.
  • Applicants should be officers who are in a position to affect policy and practice within their agencies. Applicants must not currently be an NIJ grantee.
  • Applicants must be a sworn law enforcement officer working for the United States law enforcement agency.
  • Applicants must hold a position that is considered “mid-rank” within their respective agency.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.

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Application Instruction
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Submission Deadline
June 30, 2017.

Website and Application Link

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