ASR News
Category: Research Grants and Awards

Survey Construction Opportunity for Graduate Students

September 11, 2016

To Graduate Students interested in studying campus ministry, A national study of Catholic Campus Ministry has been sponsored by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.  Brian Starks is the PI for the study.  The full research team will meet at the University of Notre Dame in October to design survey instruments, with plans to conduct […]

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Tenure-track faculty position in Muslims in America

September 8, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities and the Religious Studies Program invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the study of Muslims/Islam in America to begin fall semester 2017 (08/28/2017).  We seek intellectually ambitious candidates with interdisciplinary aptitude, poised to become leaders in […]

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International Panel on Social Progress

September 6, 2016

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP: https://www.ipsp.org/).  This project exists to ‘harness the competence of hundreds of experts about social issues’ and to ‘deliver a report addressed to all social actors, movements, organizations, politicians and decision-makers, in order to provide them with the best expertise […]

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The Global Religion Research Initiative of Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Religion and Society

August 25, 2016

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI), directed by Christian Smith and funded by the Templeton Religion Trust of Nassau, Bahamas.  The GRRI will fund over 150 research proposals by distributing $3.1 million to […]

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The Louisville Institute Announces its Grant Programs, includings its Dissertation Fellowships and Project Grants for Researchers

The Louisville Institute offers four grant programs supporting religious and theological scholarship among pastors, academics, and researchers for the broader church. The Project Grant for Researchers (PGR) program awards grants up to $25,000 to support a diverse range of projects that may involve independent study, consultations, or collaborative research between pastors and academics. Application Deadline: October 1

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RRA’s Jacquet Awards for Research in the Study of Religion

March 22, 2016

The Religious Research Association announces its annual competition for the Constant R. Jacquet Research Award to support research in religion. Applied, client-centered projects are given priority, but basic social scientific research on any aspect of religion is also regularly funded.  Proposals from students, especially Ph.D. candidates and scholars who are in the early stages of […]

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University of Pennsylvania Announces New Post Doctoral Fellowship in Religion, Politics, and Society

January 21, 2016

The Global Innovations Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House invites applications for its inaugural postdoctoral fellowship program, which will take place during the 2016-2017 academic year.  For more information, please visit  https://global.upenn.edu/uploads/media_items/pwh-post-doc-call-11-24-15.original.pdf  or contact Melissa Wilde, Associate Professor of Sociology at U. Penn, at mwilde@sas.upenn.edu.

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The Science of Hope and Optimism Funding Initiative

September 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce a $1.4 million funding initiative for new research in the social sciences on hope and optimism. We encourage proposals for research using a variety of methods from new and established scientists on these topics. We especially welcome applications from researchers in cognitive, developmental, personality, health and social psychology, as well […]

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Research Associate Positions at University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC)

March 13, 2014

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of […]

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Engaged Scholars Fellowships for Studying Congregations

December 11, 2013

The Congregational Studies Team is pleased to announce the availability of Fellowships* to support scholars who are interested in disciplined inquiry into the life of local communities of faith in North America. These 18-month fellowships include $18,000 in research support, plus $2,000 for related travel. In addition, Fellowships include a program of mentoring by a […]

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