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Scholarship Name Scholarship Value Deadline
Postdoctoral Fellowships $45,000 10/24/2017

University of Toronto (UToronto) offers 3 postdoctoral fellowships for 2 years for scholars that wrote their dissertation on a topic related to Jewish studies. UToronto's Centre for Jewish Studies (CJS), located in Canada, is a comprehensive program that offers courses in many subjects. Fellows will continue their research, give a lecture, teach 1 class each term, and collaborate with CJS.

HUJI Scholarships and Awards $41,000 10/01/2017

The Mandel Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in the Humanities and Jewish Studies offers 2 3-year postdoc awards to teach/research in Israel. Fellows will teach one course per year, and research, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, located in Israel. They will also talk at the Center's most prestigious event, the Scholion Lectures Marathon. Two 3-year Mandel Fellowships are offered and are intended for scholars, from Israel and abroad, who have shown exceptional excellence, depth, and originality, and whose research may enrich academic and cultural discourse.

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (MFJC) - Fellowships for Scholars, Writers & Artists Up to $10,000 a year, depending on the cost of living in the country where the student is studying.

Anticipated 10/2017 ( Previous deadline 10/31/2016 )

The MFJC seeks to preserve and intensify Jewish cultural distinctiveness and enhance Jewish cultural life in host communities in the Diaspora. It offers scholarships for doctoral students, scholars, writers and artists.

Doctoral Scholarship in Jewish Studies aims to train qualified individuals for careers in Jewish scholarship and research, and to help Jewish educational, religious, and communal workers obtain advanced training for leadership positions. Scholarships offer support for one academic year with the possibility of renewal for up to four years.

Doctoral Scholarship $10,000 October 31

Applicant must be a doctoral student specializing in Jewish fields. Priority is given to candidates whose dissertation topics have been approved.
Reapplication is required to retain scholarship.
Study areas: Jewish studies

Fellowship in Jewish Studies $10,000 October 31

Applicant must have an interest in Jewish studies. Award is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary, or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement, or transmission of Jewish culture.
Recipient must request renewal in writing; ordinarily, no more than two grants are made to one individual.
Study areas: Jewish studies

International Fellowships in Jewish Studies and Jewish Culture $10,000 October 31.

To assist individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization, which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement or transmission of Jewish culture.

MFJC International Fellowships in Jewish Studies $10,000 October 31.

To assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization, which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement or transmission of Jewish culture.

International Doctoral Scholarships for Studies Specializing in $10,000 October 31.

To help train qualified individuals for careers in Jewish scholarship and research; to help Jewish educational, religious and communal workers to obtain advanced training for leadership positions.

Stephanie G. Hoffman Scholarship Fund $5,000 November 1

Applicant must be a Jewish undergraduate or graduate student who has been accepted to or is attending an accredited college or university program and is majoring in library science, English literature, or related field with the intention of working with underserved children to excite them through reading to pursue higher education. Applicant's parents must be permanent residents of the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Renewable if recipient maintains financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA; re-application required.
Study areas: English literature, library science, or related field

Marvin Anmuth Scholarship Fund $5,000 November 1

Applicant must be a Jewish undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree program in electrical engineering at an accredited college, university, or graduate school. Applicant must be from the San Francisco Bay Area. Minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need, demonstration of leadership in the Jewish/general community, and evidence of practicing tzedakah (justice) and tikkun olam (repairing the world - volunteerism).
Renewable if recipient maintains financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA; re-application required.
Study areas: electrical engineering

LBI/DAAD Fellowships $2,000 01/01/2075

The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) offers PhDs and postdocs to research in New York or Germany the history of German-speaking Jewish people for up to 6 months. The fellowship is offered in association with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Two fellowships in New York or one six-month or two three-month graduate fellowships are available for research in Germany for doctoral dissertation or postdoctoral research on the social, communal, or intellectual history of German-speaking Jewish people. The LBI and the DAAD offer fellowships both at the LBI New York as well as in the Federal Republic of Germany. The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI), located in New York City, has a 80,000-volume library and extensive archival and art collections about the Jewish communities of Central Europe over the past five centuries. The fellowship holders agree to submit a brief report on their research activities at the end of the fellowship period.

Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship $500 10/21/2017

To assist students in reducing their tuition fee burden and collect their smart ways of saving money, couponbirds starts the Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship program. The most sparkling idea and response will be drawn to present at our site and rewarded with prize.

Bernice and Gordon Brown Scholarships Unspecified May 30.

To support Montreal students in their study and participation in the Jewish community.

Jack Gitlitz CA Memorial Scholarships for Study in Israel Unspecified May 30.

To support Montreal students in their study and participation in the Jewish community.

Mitchell Karper Memorial Scholarships Unspecified May 30.

To support Montreal students in their study and participation in the Jewish community.

Belofsky Fellowship Unspecified June 15

Applicant must have a bachelors or masters degree who is working toward a Ph.D. degree in the School of Arts and Humanities. Applications from students pursuing the study of the Holocaust and/or modern Jewish culture or comparative perspectives on the American and European Jewish experience are especially welcomed. Cover letter explaining goals, CV, writing sample, and three recommendation letters are required.
$20,000 annual stipend plus remission of fees with satisfactory completion.
Renewable if recipient resubmits the application.

University of Pennsylvania's Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies - Dissertation Writing and Postdoctoral Fellowship $45,000-60,000 for the academic year, commensurate with academic standing and financial need. Anticipated 10/2017 ( Previous deadline 10/31/2016 )

Fellowships support scholars whose research will explore the theories, institutions, and paradigms that shaped how Jews have studied nature, and the ideas, applications, and cultural and religious consequences that emerged from such study. The fellowship is open to scholars working on particular thinkers, texts or theories, as well as research projects that frame the subject in relation to Classical, Christian, Muslim, or secular approaches. This theme spans the entirety of Jewish history, and encompasses the history of science, the anthropology of science, philosophy, philology, and environmental studies, among other potentially relevant fields. Fellows are required to be in residence in Philadelphia at the Katz Center. The fellowship is for one semester or one academic year.

McGill University - Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and Related Social Sciences $52,000 CAD annual stipend plus benefits. Anticipated 11/2017 ( Previous deadline 11/14/2016 )

Fellowships enable scholars to carry out projects based in the humanities at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. While research projects must be based in the humanities, interdisciplinary applications are especially welcome. Fellows work under the guidance of member of the Faculty of Arts. Fellows teach an undergraduate course in both fall and winter terms and may be asked to give a public presentation on his or her research. Fellows will be provided with office space and are expected to be on campus making use of McGill’s resources, particularly during the academic year. The fellowship is for one year and may be renewed for a second year.

For 2017-18, eligible departments for the "Open Field" and "Indigenous Studies" fellowships include: Anthropology (humanities-based research only), Art History and Communication Studies, East Asian Studies, English, Langue et littérature françaises, History and Classical Studies, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Philosophy, Political Science (political theory only), and Religious Studies.

Open Field Mellon Fellowships are for scholars with support from a full-time McGill faculty member in an eligible department.

Indigenous Studies Mellon Fellowship is for a scholar pursuing humanities-based research in Indigenous Studies in an eligible department.

Digital Humanities Mellon Fellowship is for a scholar in the digital humanities who will join the research project Laboratory for Experimental Studies in Culture, Art and Technology (LESCAT). The fellow will teach and be based in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.

International Scholarship Programs for Community Service Unspecified November 30.

To assist well-qualified individuals to train for careers in the rabbinate, Jewish education, social work and as religious functionaries.

Benjamin G. Shatz Scholarships Unspecified December 18.

To support students to meet the educational costs of attending the School of Law.

Vivienne Camp College Scholarship $4,350 Average unspecified

Applicant must be Jewish, reside in Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, or Sonoma County, Calif., and demonstrate academic achievement, promise, and financial need

Stanley Olson Youth Scholarship $2,500 Average unspecified

Applicant must be Jewish, be under age 26, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif.

Jacob Rassen Memorial Scholarship $1,900 Average unspecified

Applicant must be Jewish, be under age 22, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif. Award is for a study trip to Israel.

Charity Report - International Fellowship of Christians and Jews - give.org $5 supports unspecified

Study Abroad Scholarships for Women $100,000 unspecified

Many students would love to expand their higher education even more by furthering it in foreign countries that they have always wanted to travel to.

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Children's Scholarship Ball $75,000 unspecified

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership Midcareer Fellowships $18,000 unspecified

Joel Zucker Memorial Scholarship $3000 unspecified

GreenFaith Fellowship Program $1,500 unspecified

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Adamah: The Jewish Farming Fellowship $600 unspecified

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The Repair the World Fellowship $600 unspecified

The Repair the World Fellowship is a unique 11-month opportunity for talented individuals ages 21 to 26 to recruit and engage ?the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful volunteering. The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, Ne

Artist competition for scholarships and performance with Montana Symphony Orchestra $450 unspecified

The Montana Association of Symphony Orchestras (MASO) invites all Montana musicians, ages 13 to 22 that play any of the standard orchestral instruments, to apply for its biennial Young Artists Competition, to be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in Bozem

Camp Moshava Scholarship Fund $350 unspecified

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2016 WTS Annual Scholarship Event Keynote Speaker Congressman Ted Deutch $50 unspecified

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PhD Scholarships in Modern Jewish History and Culture at University of Sussex in UK, 2017 3-year UK/EU tuition fees (non EU/UK students will need to fund the difference in fees), plus stipend (£14,296 for 2016/17) The is May 3, 2017.

The Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex is pleased to offer a 3-year ‘Alfred Bader Scholarships Programme’. These are available for doctoral candidates wishing to pursue a research project in the field of history and culture of German-speaking Jewry.

Jacqueline Krieger Klein '53 Fellowship $2,000 Early January

Applicant must be a woman and be graduating from Wellesley College.
Study areas: Jewish studies

2016-2018 Kiev Judaica Collection Research Fellowships in USA Unspecified The deadline for submission of applications is July 31, 2016.

The Special Collections Research Center of The George Washington University Libraries is pleased to invite applications to the biennial Kiev Judaica Collection Fellowship Program for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund 2013 (International Graduate Scholarship to study at the University of Michigan)- $25,000. Unspecified May 2nd 2013

Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund for Graduate Students from Africa and Asia 2015/2016 $25,000 04/13/2015

About ScholarshipThe Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund is designed to promote international understanding and offer an educational opportunity through scholarships to foreign graduate students (from developing countries) in need.The Scholarship Fund is a fitting tribute to a young man who cared deeply for the world around him and tried to foster values of mutual respect between people, cultures and nations. Yossi Schiff received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 2005. Born in Israel and proud of his Jewish heritage, Yossi was an enthusiastic traveler who enjoyed his sojourns in Africa and Southeast Asia. This award honors his memory-his open mind and kind heart, the concern he showed for others, and his passion and curiosity in life.

Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows Program $50,000 08/21/2015

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) is pleased to announce Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows Program. The applicants of Fellows program must have a record of excellence in patient care and clinical teaching. Loeb Teaching Fellows will receive $50,000 per year for two years for salary compensation. The Loeb Teaching Fellows program was established in 2004 by a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Loeb to honor and thank BJH voluntary clinical faculty and WUSM clinical.

JVS Scholarship Program $5,000 03/31/2016

Do you need help paying for your education? Apply for a JVS Scholarship. Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) administers a scholarship program to provide qualified Jewish students with need-based financial aid. The JVS Scholarship Program provides opportunity to qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in Los Angeles with need-based financial aid, in the belief that education represents the first step to career success. Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) intention is to provide people with the ability to earn their own living. Their goal is to provide individuals with the tools, resources and support they need through job training, mentoring, expert career coaching, job placement and retention support.

Kiev Judaica Collection Research Fellowship $1,500 07/31/2016

The Special Collections Research Center of The George Washington University Libraries is pleased to invite applications to the biennial Kiev Judaica Collection Fellowship Program for the 2016-2017 academic year. U.S. citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) are eligible to apply for the fellowship program. The Fellowship Program supports short-term research and writing at the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection, housed in the Kiev Room of the Gelman Library. $1,500 to one graduate or post-graduate researcher and $750 to one undergraduate student will be given. The GW Libraries are a catalyst, a spark to generate new ideas and new possibilities. As part of the larger George Washington University, they are a nexus where exciting things happen, where change happens, where growth happens.

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship $61,000 11/12/2016

The Andrew W Mellon Foundation awards 1-year fellowships for 3 postdoctoral scholars to research and teach at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. Awardees will carry out their fellowship at Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, located in Baltimore, Maryland. These fellowships are offered to encourage innovative teaching, enriched education, and research opportunity in the humanities and to foster the career development of promising young scholars. Each fellowship is for one year and carries a departmental affiliation and teaching responsibility. Fellowships are renewable for a second year.

Fritz Halbers Fellowship $3,000 11/14/2016

The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) awards 1 or more fellowships to PhD students who have research projects connected to the culture of German-speaking Jewish people. Supported by the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Program provides funding for doctoral candidates pursuing research into the history and culture of German-speaking Jewish people. The LBI, part of the Center for Jewish History (CJH), has an impressive 80,000 volume library and archival and art collection about German-speaking Jewish people. The Fellows agree to submit a brief report on their research activities upon conclusion of their fellowships.

Ithaca College - Humanities & Social Sciences Dissertation Diversity Fellowship $32,000 stipend. Anticipated 11/2016 ( Previous deadline 11/30/2015 )

Fellowships support dissertation research in the following areas/departments: Art History, the Center for the Study of Race, Culture and Ethnicity, Communication Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology, along with Women’s and Gender Studies. The School of Humanities and Sciences houses additional interdisciplinary minors that may be of interest to candidates: African Diaspora Studies, Latina/o Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies, Muslim Cultures, Native American Studies and Women's Studies. The Fellowship is for one year.

Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Fund Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship In Jewish Studies $18,000 12/15/2016

The Foundation for Jewish Culture (FJC) offers 1-year dissertation fellowships for 5 scholars to research and teach in fields related to Jewish studies. The Foundation for Jewish Culture invests in creative individuals in order to nurture a vibrant and enduring Jewish identity, culture, and community. Fellows will also be supported to publish. Past fellows have been History, Music, and Religious Studies majors, connecting his or her thesis to disciplines of Jewish Studies.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research - Graduate, Post-Graduate, Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Jewish Studies Unspecified Anticipated 12/2016 ( Previous deadline 12/31/2015 )

Residential fellowships support scholarly research in YIVO’s library and archival collections of Yiddish books, documents, and other artifacts related to the history of East European Jewry. These fellowships are intended primarily, but not exclusively, for graduate students and emerging scholars. Each fellowship requires a public lecture by the holder, to be held during or immediately after the fellow’s research period. Fellows can be divided into several research trips, in consultation with YIVO staff. Duration and award amount varies according to the fellowship.

Fellowship in East European Jewish Studies
The Professor Bernard Choseed Memorial Fellowship and the Natalie and Mendel Racolin Memorial Fellowship support original doctoral or post-doctoral research in the field of East European Jewish studies. Duration: two to three months. Award amount: $9,000.

Fellowship in Baltic Jewish Studies
The Abram and Fannie Gottlieb Immerman and Abraham Nathan and Bertha Daskal Weinstein Memorial Fellowship in Eastern European Jewish Studies, the Abraham and Rachela Melezin Memorial Fellowship and the Maria Salit-Gitelson Tell Memorial Fellowship support original doctoral or post-doctoral research in the field of Lithuanian Jewish history at the YIVO Library and Archives or travel for Ph.D. dissertation research in archives and libraries of the Baltic states. Award amount: $5,000.

Fellowship in Polish Jewish Studies
The Aleksander and Alicja Hertz Memorial Fellowship and the Samuel and Flora Weiss Research Fellowship support doctoral or post-doctoral research on Polish-Jewish history in the modern period, particularly Jewish-Polish relations, including the Holocaust period, and Jewish contributions to Polish literature and culture. Duration: two to three months. Award amount: $4,000.

Fellowship in East European Jewish Literature
The Vladimir and Pearl Heifetz Memorial Fellowship and Vivian Lefsky Hort Memorial Fellowships assist an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate researcher in Eastern European Jewish literature. Duration: two to three months.There is no geographical restriction and researchers can apply the fellowship to work on Eastern European Jewish diasporas on any continent. Award amount: $3,500.

Fellowship in East European Jewish Arts, Music, and Theater
The Joseph Kremmen Memorial Fellowship assists an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate researcher in Eastern European Jewish arts, music and theater. There is no geographical restriction and researchers can apply the fellowship to work on Eastern European Jewish diasporas on any continent. Duration: two to three months. Award amount: $4,000.

Fellowship in American Jewish Studies
The Rose and Isidore Drench Memorial Fellowship and the Dora and Mayer Tendler Endowed Fellowship in Jewish Studies are dedicated to doctoral or post-doctoral research in American Jewish history, with special consideration given to scholars working on some aspect of the Jewish labor movement carrying out research at the YIVO Library and Archives. Duration: two to three months.

Joseph S. Steinberg Emerging Jewish Filmmaker Fellowships $5,000 unspecified

To help further existing projects, or to start new projects, whose subject matter is in line with the collections housed at the Center.

Bernard B. and Mary L. Brusin Scholarships $5,000 unspecified

To provide assistance to Jewish and Roman Catholic students who are in need financial of aid for their college education.

Amelia and Emanuel Nessell Scholarships $1,000 unspecified

To provide educational opportunities for students who are in financial need, especially those Jewish applicants.