Category Archives: Call for Applications

JFEW Scholarship Enhancement Grants 2022

JFEW announces a new grant opportunity in 2022-23 to support research and advocacy projects that address Jewish college students with financial need, especially students from low income and working class backgrounds, and middle income families facing unexpected financial challenges. Grants will be given to support: 1) research regarding the dimensions and impact of financial need among Jewish college students at two and four-year institutions; and 2) advocacy campaigns intended to improve college access, persistence and completion for this demographic of student, based on evidence from existing literature and research in the field.

Deadline: 10 November 2022 (February 2023).

OCHJS Visiting Fellowships

The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) and its Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) invite applications for 2 Visiting Fellowships from applicants who are current, established academics and/or postdoctoral researchers working on any aspect of rare Judeo-languages, including linguistics, literature, manuscript studies, and book history. (Doctoral students are not eligible to apply.) The 2 successful applicants will become Visiting Fellows of the OCHJS for at least one calendar month during either Oxford University’s Hilary Term 2023 or Trinity Term 2023. Each Visiting Fellow will be the recipient of a £3,000 honorarium.

Deadline: 28 September 2022.

Graduate Research Funding of the American Academy for Jewish Research

AAJR provides grants of up to $4,000 for graduate student summer research. The funds are not intended for language study or equipment. The grant is open to Ph.D. graduate students in any field of Jewish studies at a North American university who have submitted their Ph.D. Dissertation prospectus and have a demonstrated need for materials from archival, library, or manuscript collections or for ethnographic research.

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Hebrew Manuscripts in the Digital Age: Palaeography, Edition, Cataloguing

The École Pratique des Hautes Études (founded in 1868), the ‘school of advanced studies’ within Paris Sciences Lettres University, is inviting applications from French and international research students for an online course cluster “Hebrew Manuscripts in the Digital Age: Palaeography, Edition, Cataloguing”. The course cluster can be validated as an EPHE diploma or be an audited addition to the degree the students undertake elsewhere. Its aim is to provide the participants with traditional and digital skills and some understanding of computational possibilities in Hebrew Manuscript Studies.

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University of Notre Dame Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Theology and Culture

he Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame is offering a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that will begin on July 1, 2023. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2023 (degree must be awarded no earlier than July 1, 2019). Candidates may specialize in any domain of Jewish theology and culture. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research agenda complements existing specialities, and whose work is supported by Notre Dame’s collections and archival resources.

Deadline: 20 December 2022.