CGRVC Fellowship Application (2019-2020)

Become a CGVRC Research Fellow 

Application Period: October 15 to November 22, 2019 

6- Month Fellowship Period: December 15, 2019 to May 15, 2020

The Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative (CGVRC) Fellowship Program offers up to 12 six-month fellowships to highly talented and committed graduate students enrolled in graduate and professional programs within the city of Chicago

The Fellowship provides a $1,000 stipend for engaging with interdisciplinary teams of graduate fellows across Chicago universities in collaboration with community agencies within Chicago neighborhoods most impacted by gun violence. 


Through funding from the Shure Charitable Trust, and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, the CGVRC Research Fellowship Program supports future professionals who have the passion and ability to positively effect change that reduces gun violence in Chicago neighborhoods and promotes youth opportunities. 


CGVRC Fellows come from diverse social, academic and economic backgrounds and must be in good academic standing, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, and have taken 12 graduate credits.

There is one application deadline per year. Application guidelines and the online application opens October 15, 2019 at



Thank you for your interest, and hope you will consider this great opportunity!


Noam Ostrander, PhD, MPH, LCSW

Director, Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative