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Learning Experiences to Advance Practice (LEAP)

LEAP Scholar Track

The LEAP Scholar Track is a one-year program designed for professionals whose goal is to collaborate on research projects but not necessarily lead research as a career investigator.

Practitioners who provide health care at the intersection of health and justice and practitioners who work on programming in criminal justice settings are ideal candidates.

Video: Introduction to LEAP and the LEAP Scholar Track

The LEAP Scholar Track is designed for graduate students early in their programs who are interested in exploring research with justice-involved populations but who have no role models or faculty who are career researchers in the field.

At present, during the COVID-19 pandemic, all sessions throughout the year will be virtual; with a flexible approach for synchronous or asynchronous participation. In addition to teaching knowledge and skills, participants are provided with mentorship by program leaders as well as career advice and networking opportunities.

The LEAP Scholar Track admission requires an application to be completed and selection to participate will be based on the strength of your application.

Apply for the LEAP Scholar Track

Application Deadline: 2-28-2022

If you have any questions, concerns, or want to tell us how we could make LEAP even more useful for you, please feel free to email us below:

We look forward to hearing from you!