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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.

For graduate students planning to start at Carolina in academic year 2022-2023, the Center is recruiting for one TEP Fellow and offering two Top-Up recruitment grants.

  • Departments must submit a nomination application by/before the January 19, 2022, 5:00pm deadline. [It is the same application for both the TEP Fellow and Top Up nominations – please complete the application for each prospective student and simply indicate if you are nominating for TEP, Top Up or both.]

 

 


Tau Epsilon Phi Graduate Student Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Spring 2022 applications for Academic Year 2022-2023
Application Deadline:  5:00 p.m. on January 19, 2022
[application window is closed for spring 2022.]

 

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is recruiting one TEP Fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year. Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies offers a Tau Epsilon Phi Graduate Student Fellowship for graduate student recruitment. The fellowship includes a $22,000 stipend with benefits for the first year as well as for the fifth year of study, to aid as a recruitment tool for prospective graduate students working on a doctoral degree. 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.

Nomination letters must be submitted through the online application. Letters should consist of a single PDF including: a statement of support for the prospective student from the home department’s DGS, 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. The student’s interest in a topic related to the field of Jewish Studies should be highlighted. In the case of departments nominating two students, a detailed ranking of the nominees should also be provided.

Nominations from UNC Departments must be submitted through the online application. The application site opened in mid-December and closes Jan 19, 5:00pm. Prospective students cannot self-nominate.

Online Application

[application window is closed for spring 2022.]

 

Graduate Student Recruitment Top-Up Grants
Spring 2022 applications for Academic Year 2022-2023
Application Deadline:  5:00 p.m. on January 19, 2022
[application window is closed for spring 2022.]

Thanks to private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is offering two top-up stipends for graduate student recruitment for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Jewish Studies Top Up grant is a $7,000 stipend to enhance what departments can 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 from UNC Departments must be submitted through the online application. The application site opened in mid-December and closes Jan 19, 5:00pm. Prospective students cannot self-nominate.

Nomination letters must be submitted through the online application. Letters 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. The student’s interest in a topic related to the field of Jewish Studies should be highlighted. In the case of departments nominating two students, a detailed ranking of the nominees should also be provided.

Online Application

[application window is closed for spring 2022.]

 

 

If you have any questions, please email us at: grants_jewishstudies@unc.edu  or contact Ruth von Bernuth, director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies: dir_jewishstudies@unc.edu