Each year, the Department of Religious Studies selects students to receive the following awards:

  • The Religion Scholar Award: Given to the rising senior whom the religious studies faculty determines to have done the most outstanding work in religious studies courses for the current academic year.
  • The Pugh Award: Given to an outstanding graduating senior entering a graduate program in Religious Studies.

Department Scholarships

There are generous scholarship monies available for students who major in religious studies and/or plan careers in some form of religious leadership or service. Information about these scholarships is made available each spring.

Click here for the current application deadline and form.

Please contact Amy Allocco if you have questions about scholarships.

Honor Society

Theta Alpha Kappa is a National Honor Society in religious studies. Students who meet the following requirements are selected for membership in the Elon University chapter of this society: an overall grade point average of 3.00 or better and a 3.5 grade point average in at least 12 hours of courses in religious studies.