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TitelCenter for Jewish History Fellowship Program
Beschreibung2008 CJH Fellowship Program: Guidelines for Application

Deadline for the application has been extended to February 15, 2008


The Center for Jewish History (CJH) fellowships, that represent each of the five constituents (American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research), are intended for academic candidates as well as museum, curatorial, and library science candidates. The awards support original research in the field of Jewish Studies, as it pertains to one or more of the constituent organizations' missions, in which preference may be given to those candidates who will draw on the resources of more than one collection.
Full fellowships carry a stipend of up to $12,500 for a period of one academic year. It is expected that applicants will have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree save the dissertation (a.b.d.).

It is required that each fellow chosen for the award:

*Conduct research or cultivate curatorial skills using the Center archival and library resources for the duration of the stipend
*Participate in a Center for Jewish History Seminar and deliver a minimum of one lecture (during or beyond the grant period) based on research at the Center and the collections used; or participate in exhibition planning (for curatorial fellows only).


*Open to qualified doctoral candidates in accredited institutions.
*For non-USA citizens, it is the responsibility of the applicant to have the appropriate visa for acceptance of the stipend (award) and for the required duration of the award.

Requirements for Application

*Curriculum Vitae, including contact information, education, publications, scholarly and/or museum activities, teaching experience, and any other
*relevant work experience
*Area of interest and knowledge of relevant languages stated in a cover letter, and how they relate to one or more of the constituent organizations' missions
*Official graduate school transcript
*Specific research/curatorial proposal of no more than three pages, including aims for research during the period of the fellowship, whether there are plans
*for publication, and how the resources of one or more of the partner organizations will contribute to the work
*Three letters of recommendation, including from the students' academic advisors, which address the significance of the candidate's work for the field as well as the candidate's ability to fulfill the proposed work

The schedule for application and award is as follows:

*Receipt of application is due by February 1, 2008
*Committee to review applications by March 15, 2008
*Announcement of grant recipients by no later than April 1, 2008
*Commencement of grant period, August 15 - September 15, 2008
*Conclusion of grant period, June 30, 2009

Applications are to be mailed to:

Diane Spielmann
Director of Public Services
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
United States of America

Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
PersonName: Diane Spielmann 
Funktion: Kontakt 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: Center for Jewish History 
Strasse/Postfach: 15 West 16th Street 
Stadt: New York, NY 10011, USA 
LandVereinigte Staaten von Amerika
SchlüsselbegriffeLiteratur- u. Kulturgeschichte
Klassifikation00.00.00 ohne thematische Zuordnung
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