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Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
04/06/21 5:00 PM ET
Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD students and early career post-doctoral researchers for projects on the connection between religion and American politics. Funding is intended for research-related expenses, including travel, supplies, equipment, support for research assistants, and more. The RSDR fellowship program invites proposals for research at the intersection of religion, spirituality, and democracy in the United States.
The Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Fellowship of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) aims to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the United States. Through research on the intersection of religious and/or spiritual identities, behaviors, attitudes, and organizations with social and political structures, processes, and institutions, RSDR fellows will deepen understanding of the evolving relationships among religion, spirituality, and democracy at this moment in US history. This year's RFP especially seeks projects that examine religious traditions and institutions that are influential in shaping democratic participation, debates, and institutions, as well as public policies. Given the urgency and ongoing relevance of these themes, fellows will be expected to make their findings accessible to a broad range of audiences.
Doctoral candidates will receive funding toward research-related expenses. Fellowship funds will typically be used for activities directly related to research, such as travel expenses and accommodations, research equipment and supplies, support for research assistants, and costs for access to publications or proprietary databases. In exceptional cases, and in consultation with program staff, award funds may be used to cover other expenses.
Given the uncertainty with regard to the feasibility of travel and in-person activities due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, applicants are encouraged to consider the potential of virtual research methods.
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GrantWatch ID#: 194205
Doctoral candidates will receive up to $15,000 and postdoctoral researchers up to $18,000.
Proposed projects may be between three and twelve months in duration, and must be completed within twelve months of the fellowship start date. Fellowships will provide support for research beginning as early as August 1, 2021, ending no later than August 31, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://ssrc.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/1056/home
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