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CJARS Fellowship Program

Information for the Upcoming 2023 Program
We will be holding a third round of the CJARS Fellowship Program in the spring of 2023. To receive alerts about the 2023 program, please sign up for our Newsletter on our homepage.

2022 CJARS Fellowship Program Details
Posting date: March 2nd, 2022
Informational meeting: March 31st, 2022 from 1-2 PM EST
Closing date: June 17th, 2022 by 5 PM EST **deadline for applicants has now passed**
Funding details: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has provided CJARS with generous support for another two rounds of the CJARS Fellowship Program, one round in 2022 and another in 2023. Each year, we will provide $35,000 in funding to three exceptional proposals.
Program description: CJARS aims to produce a criminal justice data infrastructure that will support the research activities of a wide range of researchers. This solicitation seeks to cultivate a diverse CJARS user base, encouraging interested researchers from a range of backgrounds to consider incorporating CJARS into their ongoing research activities or to build original research projects that feature this novel piece of data infrastructure. To learn more about this past opportunity, click on the “Download 2022 Program Solicitation” button below. 
Download 2022 Program Solicitation



Meet the 2022 Fellows

Kat Albrecht

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Georgia State University

Matias Axelrod

PhD Student, Economics
Department of Economics
Michigan State University

Naoka Carey

PhD Student, Applied Developmental Psychology
Lynch School of Education and Human Development
Boston College


Meet the 2021 Fellows

Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill

Director of Research and Data Analytics
Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney’s Office

Siyu Liu

Assistant Professor
Department of Criminal Justice School of Public Affairs
Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

Chika Okafor

Doctoral Student
Department of Economics
Harvard University