April 6, 2021

Dear Religion & Education Colleagues,

Here’s a copy of the “funding” presentation as part of the pre-conference mentoring meeting of the Religion & Education SIG of the virtual conference of the American Educational Research Association.

And here’s a copy of the “employment strategies” presentation.


Nate Walker

July 27, 2016

Dear Religion & Education Collaborative,

I hope this preliminary list of funding sources will be helpful to you and as individuals. Please add to this list over the next year so that we can collectively contribute to one another’s success.

Nate Walker


Funding Sources for Members of the Religion & Education Collaborative

Last updated: July 27, 2016

  1. American Council Learned Societies, East European Language Training Grants
  2. Action Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty
  3. Action Institute – Novak Award
  4. Adrienne M. and Charles Shelby Rooks Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Theological Students: Doctoral Studies and Master of Divinity Degree
  5. A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowship
  6. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship Program
  7. Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
  8. American Academy of Religion Collaborative Research Grants
  9. American Academy of Religion Individual Research Grants
  10. American Academy of Religion International Dissertation Research Grants
  11. American Academy of Religion Selva J. Raj Fellowship
  12. American Antiquarian Society Visiting Academic Research Fellowships
  13. American Association of University Women
  14. American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships
  15. American Council of Learned Societies
  16. American Council of Learned Societies – Eastern Europe Dissertation Fellowships
  17. American Council of Learned Societies – Fellowships
  18. American Graduate Fellowships
  19. American Historical Association’s Albert J. Beveridge Grant
  20. American Historical Association Littleton-Griswold Research Grant for Research in U.S. Legal History
  21. American Historical Association Michael Kraus Research Grant in American Colonial History
  22. American Historical Association’s Bernadotte E. Schmitte Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History
  23. American Indian Graduate Center
  24. American Indian Graduate Center – fellowships and loans
  25. American Institute for Contemporary German Studies Summer Grant
  26. American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship
  27. American Research Center in Egypt
  28.  American Research Institute in Turkey Research Fellowship
  29. American Scandinavian Foundation
  30. American-Scandinavian Foundation fellowships
  31. American School of Classical Studies at Athens Summer Sessions
  32. American Theological Library Association
  33. Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies
  34. Archaeological Institute of America
  35. Asian Art and Religion Fellowship
  36. Association for Religion and Intellectual Life
  37. Bishop Murphy Scholarship for Women in Graduate Theological Study
  38. Bivins Foundation Religious Scholarship Program for Christian ministers
  39. Boston University Women’s Council
  40. Boston University Women’s Guild
  41. Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion (Doctoral Travel Scholarship)
  42. Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  43. Canadian Studies Grant Program – Doctoral Research Award
  44. Cannon Endowment Scholarship Fund for Military Chaplains
  45. Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies Pre-doctoral Residential Research Fellowships
  46. Center for the Philosophy of Religion – fellowships
  47. Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture – Young Scholars in American Religion Program
  48. Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict
  49. Center on Religion and Chinese Society – Postdoctoral Fellowship for Quantitative Analysis at Purdue University
  50. Chapmans University’s Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics and Society
  51. Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  52. Chateaubriand Fellowship Program – France
  53. City University of New York, Committee for the Study of Religion
  54. Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical & Cultural Research – postdoctoral research in resident scholars program or short-term residency program
  55. Congregational Studies Fellowships
  56. Council for European Studies Fellowship Program
  57. Council on Library and Information Resources Dissertation Fellowships
  58. Critical Language Scholarship
  59. CrossCurrents Research Colloquium Fellowship
  60. Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
  61. Dan David Prize scholarship – doctoral and postdoctoral
  62. David Library of the American Revolution Research Fellowships
  63. Dempster Graduate Fellowship
  64. Dissertation Proposal Development Fund
  65. Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships
  66. Engaged Fellowships for Studying Congregations
  67. Episcopal Divinity School’s Daniels Memorial Fellowship
  68. Female Interpreters of Religious Laws – semester-long residency
  69. First Book Grant for Minority Scholars
  70. Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
  71. Forum for Theological Exploration
  72. Foundation for Jewish Culture Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies
  73. Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Award
  74. Fulbright Scholar Program
  75. Fund for Nurturing Unitarian Universalist Scholarship
  76. Fund for Theological Education North American doctoral fellowship
  77. Gates Cambridge Scholarships
  78. Georgetown University – American Studies Association
  79. Georgia Harkness Scholarship Award
  80. German Historical Institute, Fellowship in the History of Religion and Religiosity
  81. Getty Research Grants
  82. Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
  83. Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation, Humanities Program
  84. Global Religion Research Institute – Global Religion Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
  85. Guggenheim Foundation – Dissertation Fellowship
  86. Harold Wilke Scholarship, United Church of Christ
  87. Harvard-China Scholarships
  88. Harvard College Houghton Library Short-Term Fellowships
  89. Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of World Religions – Dana McLean Greeley International Internship
  90. Harvard Divinity School Resident Fellowship program
  91. Harvard Divinity School, Science, Religion and Culture doctoral fellows
  92. Harvard University Asia Center Graduate Research Grants
  93. Harvard University Asia Center Graduate Summer Language Grants
  94. Harvard University Committee on General Scholarships: Frank Knox Traveling Scholarships
  95. Harvard University Committee on General Scholarships: Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowships
  96. Harvard University Committee on General Scholarships: Sinclair Kennedy Traveling Fellowship
  97. Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics graduate fellowships
  98. Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
  99. Harvard University Foreign Languages and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  100. Harvard University Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston
  101. Harvard University Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
  102. Higgins Scholarship
  103. Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program
  104. Hispanic Theological Initiative
  105. Hispanic Theological Initiative Post Comprehensive Exams Year Fellowship
  106. Hosei International Fund Foreign Scholars Fellow
  107. Humane Studies Fellowships
  108. Human Rights Campaign Scholarship Database
  109. Human Rights Watch Fellowships
  110. Huntington Library Fellowships
  111. Idaho Humanities Council
  112. Indiana U. Fellowship: Center for the Study of Religion & American Culture
  113. Institute for Humane Studies – Summer Research Graduate Fellowship
  114. International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons
  115. International Reporting Project – International Fellowships in Journalism, U.S. Religion Fellowships
  116. Islamic Scholarship Fund
  117. J. K. Russell Fellowship in Religion and Science
  118. Jacob Javis Fellowship Program
  119. Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
  120. Jennings Randolph Peace Program
  121. John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics – dissertation completion and postdoctoral research fellowship
  122. John Carter Brown Library Fellowships
  123. John Carter Brown Library Research Fellowships
  124. John Haynes Holmes Memorial Fellowships (Unitarian Universalist)
  125. John Haynes Holmes Memorial Fund
  126. Julius B. Richmond Fellowship
  127. Justin Haruyama Ministerial Scholarship
  128. K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award
  129. Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace: Investing in the Study of Critical Languages
  130. Kenyon College, Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship
  131. Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowships
  132. Liberty Company of Pennsylvania and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Visiting Research Fellowship in Colonial and U.S. History and Culture
  133. Library Company of Philadelphia’s Program in African American History Dissertation Fellowship
  134. Lilly Fellows Postdoctoral Teaching Program
  135. Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts
  136. Lopex Scholarship for Latina and Latino Seminarians, United Church of Christ
  137. Louisville Institute – Dissertation Fellowships
  138. Luce Fund for Theological Education
  139. Marshal Scholarship
  140. Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowship
  141. Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Research Fellowships
  142. Mater Dei Institute of Education
  143. McGill University, Internal Dissertation Fellowships
  144. McNeil Center for Early American Studies – dissertation fellowship
  145. Mellon Graduate Fellowships in Sociology of Religion at Notre Dame
  146. Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  147. Museum of Jewish Heritage – Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics
  148. Narrative Writing Fellowships in Science and Religion
  149. National Academies Fellowships
  150. National Security Education David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
  151. National Security Education Program – David L. Boren Fellowship
  152. Newberry Library Fellowships
  153. New England Women Ministers Association
  154. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
  155. New York University, Center for Religion and Media
  156. Norcliffe Foundation, Puget Sound Area of Washington State
  157. North Carolina State University’s Building Future Faculty Program
  158. Northern Baptist Education Society
  159. Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
  160. Paulist Center
  161. Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowships
  162. Phillips Talbot Global Ministry Fellowship
  163. Point Foundation
  164. Princeton Fellowship: Center for the Study of Religion
  165. Princeton Fellowship: Niehause Center for Globalization and Governance
  166. Princeton Fellowship: Program in Law and Public Affairs
  167. Princeton University – Postdoctoral Associate in FAith and Work
  168. Religious Research Association
  169. Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute, non-paid Fellowship Program
  170. Renate Voris Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
  171. Richard U. Light Fellowship Program
  172. Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation – dissertation fellowship and postdoctoral research fellowship
  173. Roothbert Fund
  174. Rotary International: World Peace Fellows
  175. School for Advanced Research – resident scholar fellowship
  176. Selva J. Raj Endowed International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  177. Sheng Yen Education Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism
  178. Smithsonian Institution Graduate Student Fellowships
  179. Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  180. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (7 grants and awards available)
  181. Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education
  182. Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants
  183. Supreme Council, Freemasons
  184. The Rhodes Scholarship
  185. U. Chicago Fellowship: Marty Center
  186. U.S. Loan Forgiveness / Teaching Programs
  187. United States Institute of Peace / Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace
  188. University of Geneva, Postdoctoral fellowship funded by the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue
  189. University of Notre Dame Center for Philosophy of Religion
  190. University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Fellowship in Religion, Politics, and Society
  191. University of Victoria, Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, postdoctoral research fellows
  192. USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships
  193. W. B. Small Trust
  194. Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
  195. Wellesley College, Department of Religion, Elisabeth Luce Moore Postdoctoral Fellow, religion and healing medicine
  196. William R. Johnson Scholarship
  197. Williams College, Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation Fellowship
  198. Women’s Policy Institute
  199. Women’s Travel Club Travel Scholarship
  200. Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
  201. Yale University Pew Program in Religion and American History