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Federal John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program (JRJ)

Purpose
The purpose of the JRJ grant program is to provide student loan repayment assistance for full-time local, state and federal government public defenders and full-time local and state government prosecutors who commit to serving as public defenders and prosecutors for at least three years. Federal John R. Justice Grant funds awarded under this program are a supplement to, not a substitute for, personal student loan obligations.

Eligible Applicants

Full-time local, state and federal government public defenders and full-time local and state government prosecutors who commit to serving as public defenders and prosecutors for at least three years. To be eligible to receive funding, an attorney must not be in default on repayment of any federal student loans.

To Apply
Applications are being accepted at this time.

Solicitation and Forms

2020 JRJ State Solicitation
2020 JRJ Solicitation fillable forms

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