Funding & Opportunities

Please send notice of any funding opportunities (including scholarships or grants) or opportunities for collaborating (e.g. workshops, post-doctoral research programs) to Samiksa Love, CSSR/SCÉR Website Administrator, for posting here.

Virtual Writing Sessions for Grad Students hosted by the CCSR

This Summer, the student representatives of the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion and its member societies will host social writing sessions for graduate student members over Zoom. Whether you’re working on a dissertation, proposal, or article, come out and work alongside some colleagues in the study of religion.

The sessions will take place on June 16, July 21, and August 18, from 2-4 PM (Eastern).

If you have any questions, or want access to the zoom link, send an email to

"Demographics, Migration, and Transnational Flows" - Call for Applications for AAS-SSRC Dissertation Workshop, March 2022 in Honolulu

Call for Applications: AAS-SSRC Dissertation Workshop
Demographics, Migration, and Transnational Flows

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) and the Social Science Research Council, with support from the Henry Luce Foundation, are pleased to announce the jointly organized AAS-SSRC Dissertation Workshop.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the AAS annual conference in Honolulu, HI. The theme of the 2022 workshop is "Demographics, Migration, and Transnational Flows." The deadline to apply is January 5, 2022.

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asian Religions - Queen’s University

Posting Date: November 15, 2021

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Department: School of Religion, Queen’s University

Description of Area or Topic of Research: Contemporary Asian Religions

Daughters of the Buddha Study and Practice Bursary from Sakyadhita Canada

Sakyadhita Canada is the Canadian branch of Sakyadhita International, whose mandate is to support and assist Buddhist women in their Buddhist practices. Recently, the decision was made to provide an annual bursary of up to $500 to Buddhist nuns or laywomen who are pursuing Buddhist studies at a graduate or honours level, in addition to retreats or the attendance at Sakyadhita International conferences.

2022 Hybrid Workshops - Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion is now accepting applications for 2022 Hybrid Workshops


Accepting applications through December 15, 2021

2022 Hybrid Teaching and Learning Workshop for Early Career Religion Faculty Teaching Undergraduates

Fellowship Opportunities at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (UVic)

**Fellowship Opportunities at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (UVic)**

Dear Colleagues,

Invitation to participate in The Social and Cultural Values Survey


Are you:
-At least 18 years of age?
-Canadian or Living in Canada?
-Interested in participating in a survey regarding your cultural and social values?

If so, we invite you to participate in our research project. You can find the survey, with more detailed information about the project, here:

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position, Religious Studies, University of Ottawa

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position, Religious Studies, University of Ottawa

Start Date: 1 July 2021, duration: one year

Research Study on Perceived Publication Pressure in Canada

My name is Kaitlyn Neuman, I am part of a team investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on perceived publication pressure experienced by academics in Canada.

Please also see attached Letter of Information (click to download PDF)

Our goal with this research is to identify how publication pressure differs across groups of academics. By understanding these subtle differences, our aim is that more targeted supports can be put in place to support academics.  

Call for Participants in SSHRC-funded research project on "Triggering Education: Relational Readings of Trigger Warnings in the Canadian Post-Secondary Classroom"

Dear Colleagues,

You are receiving this email because you are a faculty member or student at a Canadian college or university. You are being contacted to participate in a SSHRC-funded survey on difficult representations and content warnings in Canadian postsecondary schools. This project is run by Dr. Michelle Miller (Ontario College of Art and Design University), Dr. Hannah Dyer (Brock University) and Dr. Natalie Kori-Towe (Concordia).


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