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Giving Day 2018

Support Religious Studies on March 20, #CornellGivingDay! Your gift will make a difference as we support community outreach, hands-on learning, and experiences that change lives. Join in for the fun, give for the future, and get inspired by the difference one day can make.


I gained a sense of the philosophical and moral complexity of life, and came to appreciate that the dichotomies and categories that we create for ourselves are constructs to aid in objectification.

— Jonathan Schmidt-Swartz, class of 2015

Russell and Wendy Weiner Prize for Undergraduate Research on Buddhist Practice

This prize, given in honor of Gelek Rimpoche, provides funding for summer research (limited to travel, research materials, and living expenses) for an undergraduate student studying Buddhist practice in an Asian context during the summer.  Preference will be given to a student with strong coursework in Religious Studies and Asian religions.

Application Deadline: March 1 (the awardee will be notified by March 15)

More information found, here.