Scholarships in Jewish/judaic Studies

Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be looking to pursue traditional Jewish studies at yeshivot or seminaries full-time in the State of Israel.


Wexner Graduate Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 20

Applicant must be attending an accredited, full-time program and sign a statement indicating that he or she plans to pursue a career in North America in his or her designated field. Applicant may not have begun their graduate studies prior to applying. Two essays and three references are required to be submitted.


JCC Association Graduate Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be committed to working in a Jewish Community Center full time for two years. Applicant must seek a master's degree in an area leading to professional careers in JCCs or affiliated agencies.


Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Award: $10,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must have an interest in Jewish studies. Award is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary, or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement, or transmission of Jewish culture.


Doctoral Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a doctoral student specializing in Jewish fields. Priority is given to candidates whose dissertation topics have been approved.


George E. Mylonas Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in Arabic; art history and archaeology; Chinese; classics/ancient studies; comparative arts; comparative literature; dance; drama; English; film and media studies; French; German; modern Hebrew; history; interdisciplinary project in the humanities; literature and history; Italian; Japanese; Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern studies; music; philosophy; religious studies; Russian studies; or Spanish.


Rozsi & Jeno Zisovich Jewish Studies Scholarship Fund to Teach the Holocaust

Award: $3,200, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif., demonstrate financial need, and be pursuing a career that will involve teaching the Holocaust to future generations.


Butrimovitz Family Endowment Fund for Jewish Education

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must wish to pursue a traditional Jewish education, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif.


Jacqueline Krieger Klein '53 Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman and be graduating from Wellesley College.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Leo Baeck Institute Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen and recent Ph.D. candidate or Ph.D. recipient within the last two years.


The Charles Crane Family Foundation Grant Program for Jewish Studies

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a high school graduate who is planning to spend a year pursuing post-secondary Judaic studies full-time in Israel, is already enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university who want to spend a semester or academic year engaging in Judaic studies at an institution in Israel, or who has declared a jewish studies major at any U.S. or Israeli college, university, yeshiva or seminary.