The Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) at Harvard Divinity School is an international leader in the development of the academic study of world religions. Students enrolled in any Harvard University doctoral program whose dissertation research involves substantive study of religious phenomena are invited to apply for a CSWR Dissertation Fellowship for academic year 2003-04. The award consists of a stipend of $10,000 and the possibility of residence at the center. In addition, dissertation fellows are fully integrated into the center’s academic and social activities. The center is particularly interested in receiving applications from students whose proposed research will touch on the following topics in the center’s current research agenda: “Religion and the Arts,” “Globalization and Religion,” “Religion, Health and Healing,” and “Religion and the City.” The application deadline is Dec. 15. Further information and application forms are available at the CSWR Web site ( and can also be obtained by contacting Keith Brown, coordinator of Fellowship Programs, at (617) 496-5834 or