The Acton Institute, Calihan Travel Grants
The Calihan Travel Grants provide financial assistance to students who have been selected to present, at an academic conference, research relevant to themes promoted by the Acton Institute. Such themes include the integration of theological ideas with principles of limited government, rule of law, religious freedom, and economic liberty. Grants are also open to students who need to travel to, and perform research at, archives or libraries or to attend educational conferences that involve the above themes.
- Grants open to seminarians or graduate students in theology, philosophy, religion, economics, or related fields.
- Strong academic performance is essential.
- Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in the themes of the Acton Institute.
- Candidates must display the potential to contribute to the advancement of a free and virtuous society.
- Awards are open to all qualified persons irrespective of age, race, sex, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, religious affiliation, or disability.
Travel grants do not exceed $3,000, but typically range from $500-$1,000. Grant amounts take into account the costs of travel, lodging, registration, and other associated conference or research expenses. Other sources of funding are also considered.