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Buddhist Studies

Buddhist studies, also known as Buddhology (although the latter term is sometimes reserved for the study of Buddhas rather than that of Buddhism as a whole), is the academic study of Buddhism. The term applies especially to the modern academic field, which is a subset of Religious Studies, and is distinct from Buddhist philosophy or Buddhist theology. As with Religious Studies in general, scholars of Buddhist Studies represent a variety of disciplines including history, anthropology, and philosophy.

In contrast to the study of Judaism or Christianity, the field of Buddhist Studies has been dominated by "outsiders" to Buddhist cultures and traditions. However, Japanese universities have also made major contributions, as have Asian immigrants to Western countries, and Western converts to Buddhism.

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Won Institute of Graduate Studies
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Buddhist Studies Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Liberal Arts Scholarship $1,000 May 15, 2017
Dr. James M. and Nancy Miller Scholarship Varies February 21, 2017
Nisei Mary C. Baker Memorial Scholarship Varies March 02, 2017
Dr. Herbert E. Bergstrom Endowed Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Miano Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies April 02, 2017
David Allen McKnight Memorial Scholarship Varies April 15, 2017
Robert Zoellner Philosophy Undergraduate Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Flossie Byrd Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017