The John R. Justice Program is a federally funded grant program designed to encourage qualified attorneys to choose careers as prosecutors and public defenders and continue in that service. The JRJ provides loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders who commit to continued employment as public defenders and prosecutors for a minimum of three years.
The annual allocation to Alaska for 2014 is $50,000. The program funds are equally distributed between prosecutors and public defenders. Benefits to individual applicants will be awarded based on the applicant's eligibility.
Current applications for awards are due by close of business March 17th, 2014.
You must submit your application, preferably in electronic form, to:
Electronic PDF Form -
Hard Copy -
Office of Elder Fraud and Assistance
900 West 5th Ave., Suite 525
Anchorage, AK 99501
A qualified applicant must:
All applicants must complete an application which must include the following:
The final award of grant funds will be subject to the timely execution by the Applicant of the required Service Agreement.