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Share with Youth: American Connection Corps

Posted | Feb 22 2024

Application deadline: Rolling basis 

The American Connection Corps (ACC) is an AmeriCorps service experience dedicated to advancing economic prosperity in rural and legacy communities. ACC Members commit to a year of local service addressing the digital divide while serving in one of three program areas: 

  1. Community & Economic Development 

  1. Health & Social Capital 

  1. Agriculture & Natural Resources.  

Full-time members attend quarterly training intensives and receive a $33,000 stipend; a $7,395 AmeriCorps Education Award; medical, dental, and vision coverage; access to a national network of members, community partners, alumni, and 1:1 supports; and student loan forbearance and child care support. The service year will begin in early September 2024. Learn more and apply. 

Community Programs for Outreach and Intervention with Youth and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 22 2024

Application deadline: April 8, 2024 

This program seeks to provide trauma-informed, evidence-based interventions to young people (up to 25 years of age) who are at clinical high risk for psychosis. Recipients will be expected to use evidence-based interventions to:  

  1. Improve symptomatic and behavioral functioning 

  1. Enable youth and young adults to resume age-appropriate social, academic, and/or vocational activities 

  1. Delay or prevent the onset of psychosis 

  1. Minimize the duration of untreated psychosis for those who develop psychotic symptoms 

Learn more and apply (PDF, 33 pages). 

Graduate Research Fellowship (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 22 2024

Grants.gov Deadline: April 10, 2024, 11:59 pm ET 
JustGrants Deadline: April 17, 2024, 8:59 pm ET 

The Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support outstanding doctoral students whose dissertation research is relevant to criminal or juvenile justice. Applicant academic institutions are eligible to apply only if: 

  • The student is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the sciences or engineering. 

  • The student’s proposed dissertation research has demonstrable relevance to preventing and controlling crime, advancing knowledge of victimization and effective victim services, or ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal or juvenile justice. 

Learn more and apply (PDF, 36 pages).