September 1987
Review of Religious Research;Sep87, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p96
Academic Journal
In 1986 the Board of Directors of the Religious Research Association authorized a research grants program open to its members. The first awards have now been made. The recipients are: Eileen Barker, Armand L. Mauss and Phyllis M. 0. Myers. The program provides small grants as "seed money" for basic research or as encouragement for client-centered applied research, where a client does not have funds to undertake a scientific project. Competition for 1988 is now open. A total of $7,000 in grant money is available, no more than $3,500 of which will be granted for basic research, while the entirety may be granted to applied projects. For the purposes of this competition, applied research assumes an identifiable organizational or institutional client for the research and that the research results will be used by the client for specific goal-centered activities. Funding of over $3,000 will be extended only to applied projects of exceptionally high merit and significance. Application deadline for the competition is April 1, 1988.


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