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Built on an established scholarly tradition


The courses offered through our program are built on the established scholarly tradition of the study of religion as an academic, as opposed to confessional, pursuit

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Students at graduation

Get a degree with honors in religious studies

The honors program is open to religious studies majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior year to advanced, specialized, independent research and writing of a thesis.

Application deadline for May graduates: March of third year

Application deadline for December graduates: October of third year

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Weiner Family Summer Fellowship

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.

Click here for more information on the fellowship