Research and Award Opportunities


Essay Competition:

Writing a fabulous paper for one of your upper-division REL courses? Consider entering the Theta Alpha Kappa Essay Competition! Winning essays are published in the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa.

Honors Society Award for Graduate Research:

If you are planning to attend a graduate program in religion or theology next fall, you may be eligible to compete for the TAK (Theta Alpha Kappa) Graduate Fellowship Award. 

Research Opportunities

Paid research positions at USC:

The Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) is searching for students to participate in research projects related to religions and religion-related issues. Summer 2012 (2-3 positions) or Academic Year 2012-13 (2-3 positions)

  • USC School of Religion
  • University of Southern California
  • 825 Bloom Walk, ACB 130
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-1481