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Visiting Scholars Program

Program for Religious Studies Scholars
to Conduct Research in the U.S.

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Foundation / Corporation

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Center for Jewish History

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A program is being offered to scholars worldwide to conduct religious studies research in the United States. Junior and senior scholars who have completed their doctorate or its equivalent in the field of Jewish Studies can apply for the opportunity to work in New York with the collections of the Foundation and its partner institutions. Visiting scholars will be provided with work space, a center e-mail account and access to the Center's resources. The program does not provide a stipend or financial support.

Scholars are expected to commit to a regular presence at the Center for at least three months. Scholars may apply for a full academic year, the fall or spring semester, or for the summer. During their period of affiliation, scholars are expected to attend monthly seminars by the Center's graduate fellows and to offer a seminar presentation on their own scholarly work. Scholars who are on leave from their home institutions, independent scholars and scholars who are in between academic appointments are encouraged to apply.

Partner institutions include:
* American Jewish Historical Society
* American Sephardi Federation
* Leo Baeck Institute
* Yeshiva University Museum
* YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127329

Term of Contract:

A minimum of three months and up to a full academic year (September – May), for either the fall semester (September – mid-January) or spring semester (mid-January – May), or for the summer (June – August).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Scholars who have their PhD or equivalent degree

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Judith C. Siegel
Director of Academic and Public Programs
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
United States of America

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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.