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Graduate Funding Opportunities

Conference Funding for Graduate Students 2018-2019

Up to $500 for Travel within North America
Up to $1,000 for International Travel

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.

To apply:

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. If you have applied for other funding for the conference, please include details.

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 $1,000 for international travel, and typically no more than one award per year per student. 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, Global & International Studies Building 4E, 355 N. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-1105;

Priority will be given to Jewish Studies M.A. and doctoral minors.

Jewish Studies student conference funding is made available through The Gurin Family Fund and a gift from Todd Zeldin (1987) and Amy Jo Zeldin. .