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Graduate Funding Opportunities

Grants-in-Aid of Research for Current Graduate Students for 2019-2020

Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

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. Grants are available for two categories: 1) funding for continuing MA students in the Borns Jewish Studies Program and 2) funding for research travel, accommodations while conducting research, language study, archival expenses, and other research-related expenses. Grants-in-aid will not cover per diem expenses of food. Preference will be given to Jewish Studies master's degree students and doctoral minors.

A grants-in-aid proposal must include:

  1. Amount of funds requested and for which semester(s) - [Summer 2019 and/or Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020]. Continuing MA students requesting program support for a subsequent year need not include a budget unless they are also requesting research-related expenses.
  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, February 15, 2019.

For information about applying for the 2019-2020 Erna B. Rosenfeld Scholarships for Research on Antisemitism, see: Deadline is February 15, 2019.

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