Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 2/6/2024

Research on School-Based Hate Crimes

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals from accredited research universities to conduct a study of hate crimes in the K-12 education system to understand the scope, characteristics, and outcomes of these incidents.

NIJ will give special consideration to proposals with methods that include meaningful engagement with the people closest to the subject of study, including practitioners as well as community members representing crime victims, people under criminal justice supervision, and members of high-crime communities. 

 Applicants are encouraged to propose multidisciplinary research teams to build on the complementary strengths of different methods and areas of subject matter expertise. NIJ also seeks proposals that include consideration and measurement of issues of diversity, discrimination, and bias across age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation, as applicable. 

Deadline: March 22, 2024

Areas of Interest

Category 1: Research and Evaluation on Preventing and Addressing Hate Crimes 

Category 2: Research on School-Based Hate Crime 

Eligibility Requirements

• Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

• Private institutions of higher education

 An applicant may submit more than one application, if each application proposes a different project in response to the solicitation. Also, an entity may be proposed as a subrecipient (subgrantee) in more than one application. 

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