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With this solicitation, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks proposals to strengthen the medical examiner/coroner (ME/C) system in the United States. NIJ’s ME/C program is a competitive program designed to support the enhancement of Medicolegal-Death-Investigation services, and increase the supply of forensic pathologists nationwide.
Through this program, NIJ will support grants in two focus areas by:
- Supporting forensic pathology fellowships; and
- Providing resources necessary for medical examiner and coroner offices to achieve accreditation
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 12, 2019.
Applicants must register with Grants.gov prior to submitting an application.
This solicitation is competitive; therefore, NIJ staff cannot have individual conversations with prospective applicants. Any questions concerning the solicitation should be submitted to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service: 1-800-851-3420; TTY at 301-240-6310 (for hearing impaired only); email; fax 301-240-5830; or web chat. See also NIJ.gov‘s solicitation FAQ page.