Funding: Multiple Fellowships and Grants for Doctoral Students and Postdocs in Research Areas Related to Jewish Studies, Multiple Deadlines

Funding: Multiple Fellowships and Grants for Doctoral Students and Postdocs

Deadlines: Multiple specific deadlines.

The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce funding opportunities for graduate students conducting research related to Jewish studies, including two major two-year doctoral/postdoctoral fellowships for the 2020-2022 academic years.

Graduate Fellowship

The Jewish Studies Graduate Fellowship offers annual grants of $3,000 to advanced graduate students working on projects related to Jewish studies. Fellows participate in workshops on public scholarship and Jewish studies topic, and present their work publicly through in-person research presentations and online articles. 

Applications for the 2020-2021 graduate fellowship will be accepted starting in spring 2020Learn more >

Graduate Grants

Jewish Studies Opportunity Grants offer funding of up to $1,500 for research travel, conference attendance, and other learning opportunities related to Jewish studies. Learn more >

Israel Studies Graduate Grants offer funding of up to $5,000 to support research related to modern Israel, including research travel, gaps in departmental funding, and language and learning opportunities. Learn more >

Applications for graduate grants for summer 2020/autumn 2020 are due on March 31, 2020.

Doctoral & Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Hazel D. Cole Fellowship is a two-year in-residence fellowship supporting dissertation completion or post-doctoral work in any field of Jewish studies. It provides a stipend of $62,500 plus benefits in each of the two academic years. Learn more >

The Benaroya Postdoctoral Fellowship is a two-year in-residence fellowship supporting postdoctoral work in the histories, cultures, societies, literatures, languages or politics of modern Israel or Israel/Palestine. It provides a stipend of $62,500 plus benefits in each of the two academic years. Learn more >

The application deadline for the 2020-2022 fellowships is January 15, 2020.

The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, part of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, promotes the study of Jewish histories, cultures, societies, ideas, languages, and religion and integrates insights from these fields into broader scholarly and public conversations. Learn more about them on their website.

Please email jewishst@uw.edu if you have questions about applications, eligibility, or anything else.

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