Center Resources

Faculty Fellowship Program

The Criminal Justice Research Center provides financial and other resources to support the development of high quality criminal justice research.  For more information on financial support, visit the Criminal Justice Research Center Seed Funding and Enhanced Seed Funding  page.

Grant Preparation Support

The Criminal Justice Research Center supports full-time post-doctoral scholars, research associates and a certified Penn State research administrator to aid faculty members in research and grant submissions.  Services provided:

  • Grant related research
  • Literature reviews
  • Statistical analysis
  • Proposal preparation
  • Budget preparation
  • Grant proposal review

External Funding Opportunities

Criminal Justice Research Center researchers have experience working with funders such as NIJ, NSF, NIMH, and others. Click the links below for more information on current solicitations.


To discuss these opportunities, please contact the Center’s Managing Director, Gary Zajac ( for assistance.