The Borns Jewish Studies Program offers fellowships for students accepted into a graduate degree program at Indiana University who show clear promise of dedicating themselves seriously to scholarship within one of the core areas of Jewish Studies. Each fellowship provides a stipend starting at $18,000 and a fee scholarship and can be tied to multi-year packages.
The Friends of the Borns Jewish Studies Program Graduate Fellowship
The Glazer Family Fellowships
The Yiddish Graduate Fellowship
The Alice Ginott Cohn, Ph.D. and Theodore Cohn Fellowship
Review of applicants begins: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Prospective students must apply for admission directly to a graduate degree program at Indiana University. In order to be considered for a Jewish Studies fellowship, applicants to the IU Graduate School should send a copy of their completed Indiana University application and request that 3 letters of recommendation (in Word) be forwarded email@example.com. Letters and applications can also be mailed to: Professor Shaul Magid, Associate Director, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47405-7005. Each application will be considered for all relevant fellowship and award opportunities. Review of 2013-2014 applications will begin on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
Current Indiana University Bloomington graduate students working on topics of relevance to Jewish Studies are invited to apply for The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program grants-in-aid of research. These grants can be used either to provide graduate student fellowships or to defray the costs of summer language study, travel, living expenses while conducting thesis and dissertation research and/or thesis and dissertation writing, photocopying, or other research expenses. Preference will be given to Jewish Studies masters degree students and doctoral minors. Graduate students interested in applying for funding to attend a conference should apply for Jewish Studies conference funding.
Students must submit a proposal stating when the funding is needed, transcript, budget, and letter of reference in Word to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Indiana Universityís Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism (ISCA), in conjunction with the Robert A. and Sandra S. Jewish Studies Program, invites applications for Graduate Student Research Incentive Awards. The purpose of the awards is to support Indiana University graduate students on the Bloomington campus who wish to pursue focused research on some salient aspect of contemporary antisemitism. Typical grants will be in the range of $2,000-$2,500.
Students who receive such a grant will be expected to produce an article-length research paper of publishable quality. Recipients will present their written work in a special ISCA research workshop devoted to the study of contemporary antisemitism. Awardees will be expected to attend all sessions of this workshop, which will meet a few times per semester on a flexibly arranged schedule. The workshop coordinator will be Professor Alvin H. Rosenfeld, the Irving M. Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies and the Director of ISCA.
Research papers must be completed and ready for presentation at an agreed-upon time before the end of the 2012-13 academic year. The grants will be awarded upon the successful completion of these terms.
ISCAís Graduate Student Research Incentive Awards are open to students in all of the recognized academic disciplines. Those who wish to apply are encouraged to submit a cover letter of not more than 1,000 words describing the nature and scholarly significance of the project, a detailed work plan, and also a budget of anticipated expenses. Two letters of recommendation from professors who are familiar with the studentís academic work should accompany the application.
Submission date: November 5, 2012.
Professor Alvin H. Rosenfeld
Director, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism
Goodbody Hall 306
The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University is pleased to provide conference funding on a competitive basis to help graduate students who specialize in Jewish Studies present their research at major association meetings and conferences.
Submit a conference program or letter of invitation, a letter of reference, a budget, and cover letter indicating the significance of the conference to your course of study, dates of travel, and method of travel.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and must be submitted at least six weeks prior to the conference.
Awards will be limited to a maximum of $500 for travel within North America and $750 for international travel. All conference funding awards are processed through IU Travel on a reimbursement basis.
Applications should be submitted to Dr. Carolyn Lipson-Walker, Assistant Director, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. 3rd St., Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; email@example.com; FAX (812) 855-4314.
Priority will be given to Jewish Studies doctoral minors.
Jewish Studies Student Conference Funding is made available through the Friends of the Borns Jewish Studies Program.
During the academic year 2013-2014, the Sara and Albert Reuben scholarships may support funding to attend Holocaust-related conferences, to do research in archives and libraries, to subsidize a Holocaust-related internship, to engage in research and to support honors theses, masterís theses, or a dissertation, and other academic initiatives related to the Holocaust. The monies can only be awarded in the fall and/or spring when the recipient is a full-time student.
Important Note: Current undergraduate Jewish Studies majors, certificate and Hebrew minor students go to ďScholarships & Internships for Continuing Jewish Studies Students" instructions and forms to apply. All other undergraduate students see "Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support Study of the Holocaust" on Undergraduate Funding Opportunities webpage. Graduate students continue below for application information.
REQUIREMENTS: : The scholarships are open to all Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate and graduate students from any department or college on campus. Students must be enrolled at Indiana University Bloomington during the Spring 2013 semester (the semester of application) and continue as enrolled students during the semester or year when the scholarship funding is awarded.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a proposal, budget, and letter of reference to Professor Shaul Magid, Associate Director via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or to Professor Magid at: Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; Phone (812) 855-0453; FAX (812) 855-4314.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS: Recipients will be notified in early April, 2013 and will be recognized at the annual Jewish Studies Program Student-Faculty Dinner on Sunday, April 14, 2013.
These scholarships are a gift from Candice and Larry Reuben in memory of parents Sara and Albert Reuben who were committed to the advancement of learning and research about this crucial dimension of modern history.
The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University is pleased to announce the 2013 George and Monique Stolnitz Yiddish Prize in Jewish Studies. The $800 prize is awarded annually in the spring to a student who shows the greatest promise in the study of Yiddish language or literature, and/or the history in which Yiddish culture took root and flourished.
REQUIREMENTS: The prize is open to all students enrolled in relevant Yiddish language, literature, or Jewish history classes during the 2012-2013 academic year. Both undergraduate and graduate students who show great promise in Yiddish studies are eligible with preference given to undergraduate students. Undergraduate students must have an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher. Preference will be given to Jewish Studies major or certificate students or Jewish Studies doctoral minor students.
NOMINATION: Students will be nominated by teachers of Yiddish language, literature, and Jewish history during the 2012-2013 year. There is no application process.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZE: The winner of the prize will be notified in April 2013 and will be recognized at the annual Jewish Studies Student-Faculty dinner on Sunday, April 14, 2013.
The prize is an expression of long-time Bloomington residents Monique and the late George Stolnitz's strong commitment to the advancement of education in Yiddish language and culture. Through the prize and other initiatives, the Borns Jewish Studies Program recognizes the inestimable value of the study of Yiddish language, literature, and culture in understanding some of the most significant aspects of modern Jewish culture and history.
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