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10 August, 2016

New Funding Opportunity: Global Religion Research Initiative

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 GRRI offers six distinct competitive research and writing grants and fellowships programs available to scholars at all levels of their careers that intend to significantly advance the social scientific study of religions around the world.

Find out which grant or fellowship fits your idea below.

Dissertation Fellowship Program


Postdoctoral Research Program


Curriculum Development Program

International Collaboration Program


Project Launch Program


Book Leave Program

The application deadline is October 17, 2016.
Apply online at
The application opens on September 1, 2016.

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