The Office of Vocation & Ministry (OVM) at Hellenic College announces its Faculty Vocation Grants program for AY 2009–2010. Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis until May 15, 2010. Orthodox Christian faculty with a terminal degree in their chosen field (PhD, ThD) and all Hellenic College faculty may be eligible for awards up to $4000 in grant funding if full-time and up to $2000 if part-time or adjunct. Additionally, the OVM welcomes applications from doctoral students who have passed their comprehensive exams and can demonstrate that the project will relate to their dissertation topic. Proposals should contribute to or demonstrate direct impact on one or both of the following areas:
(a) Make a scholarly contribution to the Orthodox Christian theological exploration of vocation and ministry and/or the nascent topic of Orthodoxy and higher education (see Section IV of the Request for Proposals),
(b) Demonstrate a direct impact on students through the campus chapter of Orthodox Christian Fellowship, the mentoring of students regarding faith and vocation, and/or coursework (where appropriate).
Please see the Request for Proposals for the full grant description and guidelines, visit www.osi.hchc.edu for more related information, and direct any questions to Dr. Ann Bezzerides, firstname.lastname@example.org.