Research Assistance

Department Specific Information

Rawlings School of Divinity

Applying to the IRB

School of Divinity students should use the School of Divinity IRB Application. The School of Divinity IRB application is shorter, simpler, and more applicable to the types of studies conducted by School of Divinity students.

Sample Applications

To assist School of Divinity students as they fill out their IRB applications, the IRB has created two complete, sample research applications and supporting documents. Visit the sample application page below:

Permission and Consent

Gaining permission from churches or other necessary entities to conduct research at their facilities or functions and obtaining informed consent are two very different processes. Please review the following page for more information: