The Bureau accepts for review well-designed research proposals*. If you are interested in submitting a proposal:
If you have further questions about the process, please call (202) 307-3198 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, mailing address, and telephone number in any correspondence.
If you are affiliated with a university or public/private research organization, you may be required to obtain approval for the project from your Institutional Review Board before it may be approved by the BOP. The approval process typically takes 12 weeks for an expedited review research proposal, so please plan accordingly. The Federal Bureau of Prisons does not award research grants.
* Note: medical and pharmaceutical experimentation are prohibited.