Offered for the first time in academic year 2023-24, the Center’s Student Excellence Awards in Jewish Studies will recognize Carolina graduate students, and advanced undergraduates, that are doing exemplary work in a subfield of Jewish studies and are active participants in the Center’s programming. (Including participation with the Grad Student Network, attending lectures, lunch seminars and Jewish Studies Seminars, teaching or serving as a TA for courses cross-listed with JWST, serving as Uhlman Fellows in Jewish Studies Public Humanities, conducting independent undergraduate research, participating in a related undergraduate Study Abroad program, etc.) Each award amount is up to $2,000. The Center is offering four awards, named in honor of two former faculty directors and two emeriti faculty members:
- The Jonathan M. Hess Student Excellence Award in Jewish Studies
- The Ruth von Bernuth Student Excellence Award in Jewish Studies
- The Christopher Browning Student Excellence Award in Jewish Studies
- The Marcie Cohen Ferris Student Excellence Award in Jewish Studies
Nominations are due January 22, 2024; please check back in December for additional information.