The purpose of this mini-grant program is to enhance the effectiveness in the teaching and scholarship of market economics for faculty at colleges, universities and seminaries across the United States and Canada.
The Acton Institute invites proposals from faculty in one or more of the following broad categories:
Ideally, these projects should demonstrate how the free market relates to Christian faith and ethics.
Each application shall consist of an overview, a narrative, and an appendix. Only applications submitted via email to scholarships by March 31 will be considered.
The application overview shall be one page long and shall include the following:
The application narrative shall be a maximum of four double-spaced pages and shall include the following:
The application appendix shall include the following:
Successful grant proposals will:
If an applicant is chosen to receive a Grant, he or she must comply with the following conditions:
All qualified individuals will be considered for the Mini-Grant program without regard to race, sex, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, religious affiliation, or disability. Award decisions by the Acton Institute are final and are not subject to appeal.
Course Development: FINANCE 590: Insights into Income Inequality, A Special Topic in Finance
Mary Kelly, Assistant Professor of Finance, Texas A&M University
Explaining the Economic Success of the Mennonite Communities in Belize
Jonathan Warner, Professor of Economics, Quest University Canada
Freedom, Virtue, and Free Markets in Albania
Tim Mosteller, Associate Professor of Philosophy, California Baptist University
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: A Christian Appraisal of the Relationship Between Theory and Application Society
Bernard Mauser, Instructor, Southern Evangelical Seminary
Pricing Control Continuum: Determination of the Price of Products
Joyce Shotick, Associate Professor of Marketing, Judson University
Rational Egoism and Free-Market Capitalism: The Antecedents of Successful Family Conglomerates
Jeffrey Overall, Assistant Professor, Nipissing University, School of Business
Relief to Opportunity Index in Poverty Intervention
Russ McCullough, Wayne Angell Chair of Economics, Ottawa University
State and Market in the Developing World: A Text in Development Economics
Edd Noell, Professor of Economics, Westmont College