The Center will provide a $6000 stipend for a substantial research project in a subject related to the scholarly mission of the Center. This grant is available to all Willamette University faculty. The goal of this grant is to provide support for a member of the faculty to complete a substantial scholarly research and writing project that will result in a scholarly presentation and publication in a scholarly journal or book. (Applicants are encouraged to apply for an additional $1500 grant for a student research assistant.)
Eligibility, Guidelines and Evaluation Material
Proposal Format and Procedures: Please keep in mind that readers of your proposal may be from outside your discipline.
Evaluation Criteria for Faculty Research Grants: (1) Degree to which proposal engages, in an interrelated way, themes of religion in the culture, in history, in government and/or law, or in public life; (2) Originality of topic and likely contribution to the scholarly literature or discipline; (3) Quality of the proposal with respect to planning and articulation of purpose; (4) Contribution to Willamette University, the larger community, or public policy, and; (5) Any outstanding offer of publication or presentation of proposal.
For the Major Research Grant, applicants must demonstrate where the research will be published and how the award is going to be used to meet publishing goals.
Deadline: February 22, 2016 - Proposals should be submitted to Center for Religion, Law & Democracy, Oregon Civic Justice Center (CLOSED)
Contact Information: Steven K. Green, CRLD Director (503-370-6732)More Information