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Research and Travel Opportunities

 Follow the links below to print your application.

  • The Ben Elrod & Carl Goodson GrantsThe Ben Elrod Grant is a prestigious award that comes with the expectation that you travel off campus, preferably overseas. The Carl Goodson Grant is also an annual, prestigious award presented by our founder's son, Dr. Tim Goodson. 
  • The Garrett Ham GrantThis award is limited to honors students who are Christian Studies majors whose projects and trips are approved by the dean of the Pruet School.

Questions? Email pembertonb@obu.edu 


  • Ben Elrod Scholar - Joao Rodrigues 
  • Carl Goodson - Kayla Churchwell 
  • Garrett Ham - Sara Patterson
  • Council - Hannah Perkins & Tray Armstrong

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