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04.10.2011

Memorial Foundation For Jewish Culture Fellowship

International Fellowships in Jewish Studies

MEMORIAL FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CULTURE

50 Broadway (34th Floor), New York, N.Y. 10004

Tel: (212) 425-6606 Fax: (212) 425-6602

International Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Purpose of the Grant

The purpose of the Foundation’s Fellowship program 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.

Who is Eligible

Any qualified scholar, researcher or artist who possesses the knowledge and experience to formulate and implement a project in a field of Jewish specialization can apply for support.

Grants are for one academic year. Applicants who wish to renew their grant for a second year must request renewal in writing and submit a new application by October 31st of the year in which their current grant is in effect. Ordinarily, no more than two grants will be made to an individual.

Amount of Grant

The amount of the grant varies in accordance with the cost of living in the country in which the fellowship recipient resides. Grants range up to $10,000 per year.

Review Process

Proposed projects are evaluated by outside experts. References are also required on the background and ability of the applicant. Applications are then considered by appropriate committees of the Foundation. Final action is taken by the Foundation in July and applicants are advised about decisions shortly thereafter.

How and Where to Apply

Applications can be obtained by individuals only on written request, with a brief description of the project either by mail from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, 50 Broadway (34th Floor), New York, New York 10004, U.S.A. or by email: office@mfjc.org. Requests for applications can be made from July1st-October 15th.

More information at http://www.mfjc.org/support/howto.html

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS AND

RENEWALS IS OCTOBER 31 ST


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