Are you seeking scholarships to offset graduate school costs? Have you become acquainted with an emerging scholar and would like to recognize this individual by nominating him/her for a prestigious award? If you are involved in academia and have a passion for work that values rule of law, limited government, religious liberty, and freedom in economic life, we recommend you look into the Acton Institute’s scholarship programs. And we encourage you to do so quickly, for important deadlines are rapidly approaching!

Ranging from $500 to $1,000, Acton’s Calihan Academic Fellowships provide scholarships and research grants to seminarians and graduate students demonstrating outstanding academic work in theology, philosophy, economics, or related fields. The application deadline for the 2014 Spring Term is October 15, 2013. For more information on eligibility and to apply visit the Calihan Academic Fellowship page of the Acton website.

The Novak Award, named after distinguished American theologian Michael Novak, awards those scholars early in their academic career who demonstrate outstanding intellectual merit and new scholarly research concerning the relationship between religion, economic freedom, and the free and virtuous society. Professors, university faculty members, and other scholars may nominate qualified individuals for this $10,000 Award. Nominations for the 2014 Award must be submitted by November 15, 2013, and nominated individuals have until December 15, 2013 to submit applications. For nomination and eligibility information visit the Novak Award webpage.

For a complete list of Acton Institute scholarship programs visit the Student Awards and Scholarships page.