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Center for Jewish Studies
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Center for Jewish Studies

Scholarships, Prizes and Fellowships

For more information, contact Professor Riv-Ellen Prell, director of the Center for Jewish Studies, jwst@umn.edu or 612-624-4914.

Fall semester 2014:

Jerome L. Joss Graduate Student Research Grant

Amount: Awards vary from year to year, based on number and quality of applications.

Support for graduate students who are formulating, researching, or writing dissertations or papers for publication in which the focus of inquiry is in a field of Jewish studies.

Application deadline: Friday, November 21, 2014

Spring semester 2015:

Leo & Lillian Gross Scholarship in Jewish Studies

Amount: $1000.

Support for full time undergraduate students with academic promise and financial need, who are actively pursing a major or minor in Jewish Studies, or whose academic interests and goals include the field of Jewish Studies.

Application deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015.

Goldenberg Prize for outstanding essays in Jewish Studies

Amount: $500

Graduate and Undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota are invited to submit a research paper in the field of Jewish Studies. The paper may investigate any time period, from antiquity to the present day.

Application deadline:Friday, April 3, 2015.

Theresa and Nathan Berman Graduate Fellowship in
Jewish Studies & Leo and Lillian Gross Scholarship in Jewish Studies

Amount: $1000-$2500

Support to full-time graduate students doing research in an area of Jewish Studies and who demonstrate potential in their field. Funding is for summer fellowships and may be extended to the following academic year.

Application deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015.

Jonathan Paradise Modern Hebrew Study Prize

Amount: $1000

The Center for Jewish Studies will award at least one prize for the 2013-2014 academic year to an undergraduate student who will be enrolled in Hebrew 5090 Advanced Modern Hebrew.

Application deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015.