WUJS Ulpan Scholarship:
Ulpan Scholarships for intensive Hebrew language programs in Israel are available for BA, MA and PhD students, and early career scholars of Jewish Studies. These scholarships have been funded through the generous support of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.
Applicants may apply for up to 1500 GBP toward their tuition and housing costs and, in cases where housing is not required, the remainder of the grant may be used towards travel costs in cooperation with partner travel agencies. Find more information about eligibility requirements on the World Union of Jewish Studies site.
Ephraim Urbach Grants
Congratulations to the 2023 Ephraim E. Urbach Fellowship Recipients:
Bick, Shraga, Israel/USA Yale University — The Praying Body in Late Antiquity.
Chen, Elnatan, Israel Academy of the Hebrew Language – Biblical Hebrew Grammar and Biblical Exegesis in the Language Ages: From Islam to Christianity.
Holzer-Kawalko Anna, Israel Leo Baeck Institute – Vanishing Heritage, German-Jewish Libraries in Post-war Czechoslovakia.
Strakhova Anastasiia, Ukraine/USA Duke University – Selective Emigration: Border Control and the Jewish Escape in Late Imperial Russia, 1881-1917.
The International Ephraim E. Urbach Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies is funded and administered by the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (MFJC) in cooperation with the World Union of Jewish Studies. Its purpose is to assist a limited number of outstanding recent recipients of the Ph.D., within the last three years, in a field of Jewish studies in publishing their first book, launching their scholarly career, and/or furthering research in their area of special interest.
Applicants must be nominated by the Head of the Department at which their PhD was awarded. The Fellowship is designed for scholars who completed their dissertations with distinction, and who show promise of achieving distinguished academic careers
The applications are evaluated by an international panel of experts and committees of the World Union of Jewish Studies and the MFJC.
The Fellowship provides a stipend of up to $15,000 for one year. Past recipients include applicants from programs at: Bar-Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Brandeis University, Ecole Pratique des Hautes, Etudes, Paris, Hebrew University, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York University, Stanford University and the University of Geneva.
Nominations letters (with the applicant’s name and contact information) and further inquiries, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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