11 08, 2020

Louisville Institute Grant Opportunities


Funded in 1990 by the Religion Division of Lilly Endowment, Louisville Institute awards grants and fellowships to those who lead and study North American religious institutions, practices, and movements, advancing scholarship to strengthen church, academy, and wider society.

Are you a pastoral leader, researcher, senior scholar, or early career scholar seeking time and funds to support a research project?  The Louisville Institute provides several grant and fellowship opportunities to fund your work.


Grant Opportunities:

Pastoral Study Project Grant

Amount: Up to $15,000

Deadline: September 1st


Project Grant for Researchers

Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: October 1st


Sabbatical Grant for Researchers

Amount: Up to $40,000

Deadline: November 1st


First Book Grant for Scholars of Color

Amount: Up to $40,000

Deadline: January 15th


Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: February 1st

Amount: $25,000


Other Fellowships:

Doctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship


Visit www.louisville-institute.org for complete application information […]

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3 05, 2017

Grant Opportunity from IDEALS


The Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) Research Team is pleased to announce research awards of $7,500 to support innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship based on the IDEALS data.  IDEALS is a national, longitudinal research project that seeks to understand undergraduate encounters with religious and worldview diversity.  Designed in partnership with Matthew Mayhew (The Ohio State University), Alyssa Rockenbach (North Carolina State University), and Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), IDEALS focuses on students’ perceptions of and engagement with worldview diversity and how collegiate experiences shape students’ pluralism orientation and attitudes toward others.

Awardees will have access to a […]

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17 03, 2017

News and Announcements March 2017


Rachel Kraus, Executive Officer

The theme for this year’s annual meeting is “Religion and Division:  Causes, Consequences and Counters.” The meeting will be held August 13-14, 2017 at the InterContinental Montreal Hotel, located within minutes from the ASA conference hotel.  Our President, Michael Emerson, and Program Chair, Di Di, have promised to make this year’s meeting unique in terms of both its intellectual content and social gatherings.  As usual, we will begin our meeting with an Opening Night Reception on Sunday, August 12, which will include an awards ceremony recognizing the winners of the McNamara Student Paper Award, Distinguished Article Award, and ASR’s newest recognition, the Lifetime Achievement Award.  The Furfey Lecture will be delivered by Mark Juergensmeyer, Professor of Sociology […]

News and Announcements March 20172017-03-17T13:31:25-04:00
8 09, 2016

Tenure-track faculty position in Muslims in America


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 the field. A Ph.D. in Religious Studies or other related field is required by the start date, August 28, 2017.  Possible areas of specialization include, but are not limited to,

  • History of Muslims/Islam in North America
  • Religious experience or expression of Muslims in North America
  • Social/political experience of the Muslim diaspora in North America
  • Gender, race, class, identity issues related to Muslim experience in North America

Successful candidates will be […]

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6 09, 2016

International Panel on Social Progress


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 on questions that bear on social change.’ We Grace Davie (University of Exeter, UK) and Nancy Ammerman (Boston University, US), are the Coordinating Lead Authors (CLAs) for the chapter on religion, entitled ‘Religions and social progress: Critical assessments and creative partnerships’.  Altogether we are a team of twelve, including several ASR members.

The IPSP process – see https://www.ipsp.org/process – mirrors that of the Intergovernmental […]

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25 08, 2016

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


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 scholars of global religion over the next three years.

The Global Religion Research Initiative of Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Religion and Society2016-08-25T03:24:28-04:00
25 08, 2016

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

The Louisville Institute Announces its Grant Programs, includings its Dissertation Fellowships and Project Grants for Researchers2016-08-25T03:22:04-04:00
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