If you are a Columbia graduate student interested in any of the named fellowships described below, please download an application (PDF).
The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowships are awarded to students pursuing graduate degrees in any of the four departments of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offering Jewish studies (History, Religion, Germanic Languages and Literatures, and Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures) as well as to students within the Columbia community who are writing dissertations on Jewish topics. Applications are to be completed and submitted to the Institute office by April 15, 2013.
The Bloom Fellowship was established in 1998 with the generous gift of Bernard (of blessed memory) and his lovely wife Muriel Bloom to provide financial assistance to a graduate student in Jewish history. The recipient is chosen from the applicants to the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowship program.
The Hoffman Fellowship was established in 1993 with a gift from Mary Franklin in memory of her sister Louise Hoffman. This fellowship provides financial aid to a deserving graduate student pursuing a degree in the study of Jewish history, Hebrew language and literature, Yiddish studies, or Judaism. The recipient is chosen from the applicants to the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowship program.
The Fromer Fellowship was established in 1994 with a gift from Dr. Carl Fromer in memory of his mother Irene C. Fromer, and is to be given to a deserving graduate student in Jewish studies researching ancient Jewish history. The recipient is chosen from the applicants to the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies fellowship program.
The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies would like announce that it will consider applications for travel grant awards for students who are presenting research at academic or professional conferences. Eligibility information is below. To apply please use the forms available below or contact Sheridan Gayer, SJG41@columbia.edu for further information. You must be a current student of Columbia University, and the subject matter of the paper must be within one of the fields within the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies. Please review the application and check list in order to prepare the submission. Please note that the institute requires a participation upon return.
IIJS Graduate Student Travel Grant Application (download)
IIJS Travel Faculty Adviser Consent Form (download)
Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies Fellowships
The Institute for Israel & Jewish Studies is pleased to offer a number of undergraduate fellowships combining support for study, service, or internship work in Israel and an invitation-only educational opportunity at Columbia. Institute Fellows will be awarded an amount up to $1,000 in support of their program or internship.
We will continue to accept applications through April 15, 2013. For more information and requirements, please click here.
To download the undergraduate fellowship application, please click here.
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