Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion, School of Graduate Studies, Cincinnati announces a Ph.D. Fellowship in "The American Jewish Experience" sponsored jointly by The School of Graduate Studies and The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
The fellowship will be awarded to an incoming student who has demonstrated high academic competence in an area of Jewish Studies or American History. The purpose of the fellowship is to enable an outstanding graduate student to pursue a Ph.D. in the American Jewish Experience at HUC-JIR, School of Graduate Studies while utilizing the world-renowned collection of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The fellowship carries an annual award of $33,000, which covers tuition plus a living stipend of $12,000 and is renewable for a maximum period of four years. The AJE Fellow will also have teaching opportunities at HUC-JIR, the University of Cincinnati, and other neighboring institutions. For more information, please see http://www.huc.edu/academics/catalog/ or http://www.gcccu.org/.
The Fellowship is made possible by grants from the School of Graduate Studies and the Edwin A. Malloy Fund of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Application Procedures: Candidates should write to the Director of the School of Graduate Studies, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion: Dr. Nili S. Fox firstname.lastname@example.org or to Ms. Sarah Strouse, Administrative Coordinator, email@example.com for more information and application forms. The due date for completed applications is February 2, 2012. The first fellowship will be awarded for the 2012–2013 academic year.
The School of Graduate Studies in Cincinnati, Ohio is a leading center for study, training, research and publication in Judaic and cognate studies. The School's resources in staff, research facilities, and the holdings of the Klau Library have few parallels in the academic world. The School awards M.A. and Ph.D. degrees to men and women, both Jewish and non-Jewish, who are preparing for careers in teaching and scholarship. Major areas of study include: Bible, Rabbinics, Hellenistic Studies, Jewish Religious Thought and Philosophy, and American and Modern Jewish History. The School of Graduate Studies is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities.
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives is committed to preserving a documentary heritage of the religious, organizational, economic, cultural, personal, social and family life of American Jewry. The American Jewish Archives was founded in 1947 by the late Dr. Jacob Rader Marcus in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust. Located on the Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, it contains over 10,000 linear feet of archives, manuscripts, near print materials, photographs, audio and video tapes, microfilm, and genealogical materials.