2017 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 15

Deadline: December 16

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: December 30

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: November 4

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6


Grants & Awards

The AAR awards tens of thousands of dollars each year to members in the form of research, regional development, and Annual Meeting travel grants. In addition to grant funding, the AAR annually awards thousands of dollars to recipients of several awards, including the Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion and the Excellence in Teaching Award. Grant winners and AAR award winners are honored each year at the Awards Ceremony held Sunday evening at the AAR Annual Meeting.


AAR-Luce Fellowships in Religion and International Affairs

Annual Meeting Travel Grants

Annual Meeting Religion and the Arts Travel Grant

Collaborative International Research Grants

International Dissertation Research Grants

Regional Development Grants

Research Grants (Individual)

Research Grants (Collaborative)

Wabash Center Grants

Other Grant Opportunities


Book Awards

Journalism Award

Ray L. Hart Service Award

Martin E. Marty Public Understanding
of Religion Award

Excellence in Teaching Award

Religion and the Arts Award