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The College of Arts Sciences

A call for proposals

February 10, 2017

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 of 2017.  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)

Interested students should contact:
Professor’s Jane-Marie Law, chair of the Prize Committee, at or
Kim Haines-Eitzen, Director of the Religious Studies Program, at

Complete proposals should include a description of proposed praxis to be studied, one letter of reference from a faculty member and a budget.

All proposals should be submitted to Ayla Cline, Undergraduate Coordinator for Religious Studies,

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