Mirjam Künkler has received more than 1.000.000 USD in grant funds from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), the British Academy, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Henry Luce Foundation, Columbia University, Princeton University, the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR), the British Institute for Persian Studies (BIPS), and Geisteswissenschaften International. She has received fellowships from the Tokyo and Nippon Foundations (SYLFF), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZIF), the Institute for Social & Economic Research and Policy (ISERP), the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the University of Oxford; and conference funds from the Volkswagen Foundation, the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the Thyssen Foundation.