Grant Procedures


Guidelines for Undergraduate Student Grants and Awards 2019-2020

Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is able to offer several grants supporting undergraduate student research and travel.

There are several types of grants available: Research and travel grants, the Christopher Browning Holocaust studies research and travel grant, the Marcie Cohen Ferris Jewish history / Jewish gender studies research and travel grant, the Frances Carol Eizenstat student travel grant, and the Philip L. and Melinda R. Kirstein research and travel grant [NEW! in 2020!].

Eligibility: Applicants must  be full-time Carolina undergraduate students. All students who receive grants from the Carolina Center for Jewish  Studies will be expected to complete a brief follow-up report within six weeks of completion of the grant.

Application Procedures: Only completed applications will be considered. Download and complete the appropriate form for the grant for which you wish to apply and email your completed application materials in a single PDF file to jewishstudies@unc.edu.
For further information, please email jewishstudies@unc.edu or call 962-1509.


Research grants: (award amounts:  $500-3,000)
Deadline: February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm

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Application Form: will be posted in September.

 


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Travel and Study Abroad grants: (award amounts:  $500-3,000)
Deadline:  February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm
With these grants, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies supports undergraduate student travel that relates to the field of Jewish Studies. Grants can be used to reimburse travel costs and/or costs for study abroad programs.

Please note: if you are registering for a UNC study abroad class, you should apply for a grant through the UNC Study Abroad office. The application below is for travel and other study abroad opportunities.

Application Form:  will be posted in September.

 


Christopher Browning Holocaust Studies research  and travel grants (award amount: up to $2,000)
Deadline: February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm.

With this grant, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies supports undergraduate and graduate student research and travel related to the field of Holocaust studies. This grant can be used to reimburse travel costs pertaining to research projects and/or costs for materials required for research as well as to reimburse costs for travel, room, board, and registration costs at domestic or international conferences. Students applying for grants to present at a conference must already have a paper on a Holocaust Studies topic accepted for delivery at an academic conference. Please note that for scholarly meetings, the maximum amount of support is $1,000 for a domestic conference and $1,200 for an international conference. Applicants must be Carolina undergraduate or graduate students working in Holocaust Studies.
Application Form: will be posted in September.

 


Frances Carol Eizenstat Student Travel grant (award amount: up to $1,300)
Deadline: February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm.

With this grant, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies supports undergraduate and graduate student travel to sites in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and around the world that are significant for understanding modern Jewish history. Applicants must be Carolina undergraduate or graduate students working in the field of Jewish Studies.
Application Form: will be posted in September.


Marcie Cohen Ferris Jewish History / Jewish Gender Studies Research and Travel grants (award amount: up to $2,000)
Deadline: February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm.

 

With this grant, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies supports undergraduate and graduate student research and travel in the fields of Jewish history and/or Jewish gender studies. This grant can be used to reimburse travel costs pertaining to research projects and/or costs for materials required for research as well as to reimburse costs for travel, room, board, and registration costs at domestic or international conferences. Students applying for grants to present at a conference must already have a paper on a Jewish History or Jewish Gender Studies topic accepted for delivery at an academic conference. Please note that for scholarly meetings, the maximum amount of support is $1,000 for a domestic conference and $1,200 for an international conference. Applicants must be Carolina undergraduate or graduate students working in Jewish Studies.
Application Form: will be posted in September.


NEW in 2020: Philip L. and Melinda R. Kirstein Research and Travel grants (award amount: up to $2,500)
Deadline: February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm.

With this grant, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies supports undergraduate and graduate student research and travel in Jewish Studies with a preference for work on the Jewish experience in the American South. This grant can be used to reimburse travel costs pertaining to research projects and/or costs for materials required for research as well as to reimburse costs for travel, room, board, and registration costs at domestic or international conferences. Students applying for grants to present at a conference must already have a paper on a Jewish Studies topic accepted for delivery at an academic conference. Please note that for scholarly meetings, the maximum amount of support is $1,000 for a domestic conference and $1,200 for an international conference. Applicants must be Carolina undergraduate or graduate students working in Jewish Studies.
Application Form: will be posted in September.