Research Funding and Job Opportunities

Introduction to the Economics of Religion

Application Deadline: December 1
3rd Annual ASREC Graduate Student Workshop,
March 22-24, 2018
Orange, CA
Applications should include a CV and a brief letter with your name, university affiliation, email, name of a faculty reference, and your reasons for applying.  Chapman’s Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Society (IRES) and the John Templeton Foundation will cover the cost of economy flights, hotel, meals, and conference registration.  Send applications to

Invitation and Call For Papers:

The Second International Conference on:
The Impact of Religion: Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy
Uppsala University, Sweden, April 24-26th 2018
Deadline: October 31

American Association of University Women Fellowships and Grants:


Deadline: November 15
Who may apply:
 Women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for at least eight weeks

Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
Funding: $18,000–$30,000
 December 1

Louisville Grants and Fellowships:

Sabbatical Grant for Researchers
Deadline: November 1, 2017
The Sabbatical Grant for Researchers (SGR) offers grants up to $40,000 to assist research and writing projects that will advance religious and theological scholarship in ways that also address practical issues concerning Christian faith and life, pastoral leadership, and/or religious institutions. Typically, applicants are fully employed in accredited academic institutions and eligible for up to a full academic year leave from teaching and administrative responsibilities.
For more information, see

Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Deadline: December 1, 2017
The Postdoctoral Fellowship (PostDoc) programs provides up to six awards of $25,000 each year (plus housing, health benefits, and moving benefits) to support a two-year teaching internship in a theological school. During this residency, Postdoctoral Fellows are accompanied by an academic mentor and a pastoral mentor. Fellows also constitute a peer learning cohort that meets a total of six times over two years.
For general information about the Louisville Institute awards, see

Global Religion Research Initiative:

6 Competitive Research and Writing Grants
Deadline: October 16
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship on ethical or religious values
Application Information

Center of Theological Inquiry
Resident Seminars on Religion & Violence
Call for Applications

International Society for Media, Religion and Culture at University of Colorado Boulder
Conference on Media, Religion and Public Scholarship
Call for Papers

 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Moral and Character Development:
University of Auckland
Deadline: October 31, 2017

Call For Papers:
Annual ASREC Conference March 23-24, 2018
Chapman University – Orange, CA
Deadline: November 10