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.

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).

"Applying for the CGSM MA SSHRC Grant” - Online Workshop for students from all Canadian Universities on October 29, 2020

To provide support for domestic MA applicants, the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto will be implementing 3 new initiatives:

1. We will be hosting a workshop on “Applying for the CGSM MA SSHRC Grant” which is open to students from all universities in Canada. Students from religion undergraduate programs as well as cognate fields (e.g. History, Anthropology, Political Science, Indigenous Studies, etc.) are welcome to attend. This workshop will be run by Professor Amira Mittermaier on Thursday October 29th from 2:00 to 3:00pm.

Indigenous Arts and Research Fellowships (IARF) 2021/2022

Indigenous Arts and Research Fellowships (IARF) - 2021/2022 (new!)


Invitation for 12-month MA program in Religious Studies at Queen's University

The School of Religion at Queen’s welcomes applications for a 12-month MA program in Religious Studies. Qualified applicants from any area of Religious Studies are encouraged to apply. The program is small and offers excellent interaction between faculty and students. We have a graduation rate of close to 100% and in the past all of the students who have desired to continue on to doctoral study have been accepted into PhD programs. Further, we can offer competitive funding. All of our current students have received a funding package of at least $15,000.

Graduate Student Fellowship (2020-2021) - Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS)

Centre for Studies in Religion and Society
Graduate Student Fellowship

Click here to download poster with details and links

Visiting Research Fellowship - Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS)

Centre for Studies in Religion and Society
Visiting Research Fellowship

Click here to see poster with details and links

Invitation to nominate for the 2020 Governor General Innovation Awards | Invitation à soumettre des nominations pour les Prix du Gouverneur général pour l’innovation de 2020

Message from the Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences (

Canadian Journal of History Dietz Prize for graduate students

Each year the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire offers the Linda F. Dietz Prize — $500 and publication of the winning article. The Linda F. Dietz prize is awarded to the best submission written in either French or English by a Canadian graduate student. The article must incorporate original research and meet the scholarly standards of the CJH/ACH. There are no chronological or geographical limits on the content; we welcome submissions from all fields of historical study.

Assistant Editor Position - Studies in Religion / Sciences religieuses - Deadline June 19

Assistant Editor Position - Studies in Religion / Sciences religieuses
À titre d’information / For your information
Objet / Subject: Assistant Editor Position

Greetings from SR and Carleton!

Studies in Religion / Sciences religieuses, Canada's premiere Religious Studies journal, is looking for an Assistant Editor. Could you please share this widely? Time is of the essence, as the deadline is June 19 (not my decision!).

Zeba Crook
Editor-in-Chief (English)
Studies in Religion / Sciences religieuses


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