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