Student Recruitment Grants

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The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to offer fellowships and top up grants for incoming graduate students who have academic and research interests related to the field of Jewish Studies. There are two fellowships in addition to our top‐up grants for graduate student recruitment. The same prospective graduate student may be nominated for more than one Jewish Studies fellowship or top-up award; however each individual may receive only one award.

Tau Epsilion Phi Graduate Student Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Application deadline: January 20, 2015
for the 2015-2016 academic year

Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies will be offering a Tau Epsilon Phi Graduate Student Fellowship for graduate student recruitment for the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowship covers an $18,000 stipend, full tuition, fees, and health insurance for the first year as well as for the 5th year of study, to aid as a recruitment tool for your prospective graduate students. Departments may nominate one prospective graduate student who has an academic and/or research interest related to the field of Jewish Studies. Nominations should consist of a single PDF including: a statement of support from the DGS for the student, including why the student’s academic history or research interest appeals to your department and why you want the student in your graduate program. Please send nominations to ccjs@unc.edu by 5:00 P.M. on January 20, 2015. The selection committee for the Center for Jewish Studies will notify departments of their selection by mid-February. If you have any questions, please contact Ruth von Bernuth, director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, at rvb@email.unc.edu.

The Graduate Student Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Application deadline: January 20, 2015
for the 2015-2016 academic year

Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies will be offering a Graduate Student Fellowship in Jewish Studies for graduate student recruitment for the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowship covers an $18,000 stipend, full tuition, fees, and health insurance for the first year of study, to aid as a recruitment tool for your prospective graduate students. Departments may nominate one prospective graduate student who has an academic and/or research interest related to the field of Jewish Studies. Nominations should consist of a single PDF including: a statement of support from the DGS for the student, including why the student’s academic history or research interest appeals to your department and why you want the student in your graduate program. Please send nominations to ccjs@unc.edu by 5:00 P.M. on January 20, 2015. The selection committee for the Center for Jewish Studies will notify departments of their selection by mid-February. If you have any questions, please contact Ruth von Bernuth, director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, at rvb@email.unc.edu.

Top-Up Recruitment Grants
Application deadline: January 20, 2015
for the 2015-2016 academic year

Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies will be offering a top-up stipend for graduate student recruitment for the 2015-16 academic year. The Jewish Studies Top Up grant is a $7,000 stipend to enhance what departments are able to offer prospective graduate students, with half given each semester of the student’s first year. Departments may nominate prospective graduate students who have an academic and/or research interest related to the field of Jewish Studies. Departments may nominate up to two students for this award. Nominations should consist of a single PDF including: a statement of support from the DGS for the student, including why the student’s academic history or research interest appeals to your department and why you want the student in your graduate program, as well as a statement of the level of financial support the department is prepared to offer the student. In the case of departments nominating more than one student, a detailed ranking of the nominees should also be provided. Please send nominations to ccjs@unc.edu by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, January 20, 2015.  The selection committee for the Center for Jewish Studies will notify departments of their selection by mid-February. If you have any questions, please contact the director at 2-4866.
Application Form: application.topup2014-15