August 1, 2017
AAR - Individual Research Grant
Organization: American Academy of Religion
These grants provide support for important aspects of research such as travel to archives and libraries, research assistance, field work, and released time. Grant awards range from $500 to $5000. Funds are not provided for dissertation research, publication expenses, nor travel to attend the AAR Annual Meeting. All grant proposals (collaborative and individual) will be assessed by the AAR Research Grants Review Committee using the following criteria:Clarity and focus of the research to be pursued Contribution to scholarship in a field or subfield of religion and significance of the contribution for advancing the understanding of religion or for advancing interdisciplinary discussions between religion and other humanistic and social science disciplines Adequacy of the overall work plan, including goals, objectives, and time frame for the completion of the project.Applicants must be current AAR members who have been in good standing for the previous three years. Applicants will not be considered who have received an AAR Research Award in the previous five years. Applicants must have completed the doctorate.