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Graduate Funding Opportunities

Grants-in-Aid of Research for Current Graduate Students for 2017-2018

Application Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017

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 support (i.e. to defray the costs dissertation or thesis expenses, summer language study, photocopying or travel [excluding per diem]). Preference will be given to Jewish Studies masters degree students and doctoral minors.

A grants-in-aid proposal must include:

  1. Amount of funds requested and for which semester(s) - [Summer 2017 and/or Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018]
  2. Explanation of research project, language study, second year of M.A. support, or other project for which you are requesting funding (2-3 paragraphs)
  3. Indication of its role in your degree progress, such as dissertation research, language acquisition, etc (1 paragraph)
  4. A budget that may include airfare, transportation to airport, lodging, photocopies at important archives - with total
  5. One letter of reference

Proposals should be submitted as an MS Word document emailed to by Friday, March 3, 2017.

Graduate students interested in applying for funding to attend a conference should apply for Jewish Studies conference funding.