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 CSSR/SCÉR web administrator, Yasaman Samīkṣā Munro, for posting here.

Call for Graduate Students: Research Possibilities at the University of Ottawa — The Religion and Diversity Project

The Religion and Diversity Project, a SSHRC funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative, is seeking new PhD level students who are interested in completing thesis research related to the goals of the project (see project proposal at in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. Students will be supervised by either Dr. Lori Beaman (Project Director) and/or Dr. Peter Beyer (Project Co-investigator).

Postdoctoral fellowships in South Asian Studies (2013-2014) — Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI)

The Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI) will offer postdoctoral fellowships in South Asian studies to recent PhDs in the humanities and social sciences for the Academic Year 2013-2014.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant:

1. Each postdoctoral fellowship will cover a 10-month period, beginning September 1, 2013, with a stipend of $50,000, health insurance coverage for the grantee, and roundtrip travel funds.

2. Postdoctoral fellows will be provided office space, access to the libraries and resources of Harvard University.

Critical Analysis of Religious Diversity Network: Theory and Methodology

Critical Analysis of Religious Diversity Network: Theory and Methodology

International Workshop: 24-25 May 2013 Organised by the Centre for Contemporary Religion, Aarhus University, funded by the Danish Research Council.

Post Doctoral Fellow in South Asian or Balkan Studies

The Ohio State University, College of Arts and Sciences
Post Doctoral Fellow in South Asian or Balkan Studies

40 Fellowships available to study religious & cultural dimensions of Jainism in Delhi, Jaipur, & Varanasi this summer, June 1-July 15




JUNE 1 - JULY 15, 2013

Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular—Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular
Contending Modernities is a multi-year, interdisciplinary research, education, and peacebuilding initiative based at the Kroc Institute that involves secular and religious institutions and individuals from around the world. The project seeks to generate new knowledge and greater understanding of the ways in which religious and secular forces interact in the modern world.

Sardar Patel Award 2012 - Call for Submissions

Sardar Patel Award 2012

Call for Submissions

The UCLA Center for India and South Asia, and the Department of History, UCLA announce the Sardar Patel Award for the best dissertation submitted at any American university on the subject of modern India in 2012. The amount of the award is $10,000.

1. The dissertation must be on any topic on Modern India (the dates of Modern India are defined as 1800 to the present).

2. The topic must also fall within the following fields of study: History, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education or the Fine Arts.

CCSR Doctoral Travel Scholarship/ Bourses de déplacement au doctorat

CCSR Doctoral Travel Scholarship/ Bourses de déplacement au doctorat

Please send the following message to your graduate students. Veuillez
s.v.p. envoyer le message suivant à vos étudiants et
étudiantes diplômés (le français suit l'anglais).

Click here to download poster.

The CCSR Doctoral Travel Scholarships

Jamal Daniel Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University is pleased to announce two Jamal Daniel Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Study of the Levant, established by a generous grant from the Levant Foundation. These fellowships will support two recent PhDs whose academic interests focus on the Levantine region – defined as Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey - for a period of one academic year for the purpose of transforming their dissertation into a book manuscript for publication.

Post-doctoral fellowships-Brandeis

Post-doctoral fellowships-Brandeis

Junior Research Fellowship


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