Center for the Study of Religion has funds available to support a limited number of junior and senior independent research projects in the study of religion with a focus on any religious tradition. Awards vary in amount from $100 to $1000 with $250 (juniors) and $500 (seniors) being average award sizes. Students are encouraged to apply to other sources of funding in addition to CSR (e.g. their departments or the Dean's office).
Award recipients will be named "Undergraduate Research Fellows" at Center for the Study of Religion and will be asked to report on their research at a luncheon at the Center. Fellows will also be invited to participate in other center events relevant to their research.
To apply, please complete the application form below. After completing the form, please send a 2-3 page proposal of your research plans and a 1-page budget to CSR Associate Director Jenny Wiley Legath via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications will be reviewed on a first-come basis. For funds to be awarded by December 1st, applications should be received by October 27, 2008. Late applications WILL be accepted until May 1st if funding is still available. Requests for summer research projects will be considered from rising seniors. Future applications will also be accepted in summer 2009 and fall 2010.
Please contact Jenny Wiley Legath with any questions at 258-2281 or email@example.com.
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