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To continue our mission to promote fair-minded and respectful understanding of The Church of Jesus Christ for Latter-day Saints and other branches of Mormonism, we need your support.




Students enrolled in courses exploring Mormonism annually


Materials included in the Mormon Studies Collection


Joseph Smith Lectures since 2015


In research fellowships granted annually

I feel honored that there would be a Mormon Studies Chair established at this university, in a program that is perhaps the premier Religious Studies program in the country. . . . I want to express my support, and thank all those who have supported and made it possible.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Support UVA Mormon Studies as a whole or channel your contribution to specific program initiatives. Learn more about your giving options below.

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Mormon Studies Annual Fund

Make a gift to provide immediate-use funds to sustain the program. Some uses include enhancing the website and organizing conferences and panels that educate students about Mormonism. (Recommended for gifts under $20k.)

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Bushman Program Endowment

Contributing to this fund enlarges the program endowment, creating long-term support for student and research fellowships, instructional materials, and public conferences. (Recommended for gifts over $20k.)

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Hal M. & Aileen H. Clyde Research Fellowship

Support new scholarly research on gender in UVA’s Mormon Studies Library Collection. This collection contains a treasure trove of 11,000+ books, manuscripts, and other materials.

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Joseph Smith Lecture Endowment

Each fall, our program sponsors a public lecture on religious liberty and civic leadership. Past speakers include President Dallin Oaks and Senator Tim Kaine. Your gift can directly support the endowment and ensure continued funding for this nationally-esteemed series.

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"Launch a Scholar" Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Contribute to the “Launch a Scholar” fellowships to support exciting, new research in Mormon Studies. Fellows engage in independent research, but also teach and help with general program activities. To support this fellowship, please email directly.

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