Tuesday, November 15, 2011

PhD Fellowships at Hebrew Union College

Ph.D. Fellowships in "Jewish Intellectual History"

Fellowships will be awarded to incoming students who have demonstrated high academic competence in an area of Jewish or Religious Studies. The fellowship program is designed to enable outstanding graduate students to pursue a Ph.D. in an area of Jewish Intellectual History at the School of Graduate Studies. Students will have the opportunity to study a variety of subject matter with a diverse team of HUC-JIR faculty.
Subsequently, they will choose a specific concentration for specialized

Ph.D. Subject Area Concentrations:

* History of Biblical Interpretation
* Judaism in the Greco-Roman Period
* Rabbinic Literature, History and Thought
* Medieval Literature
* Jewish Thought and Philosophy
* Modern Jewish History

The fellowship carries an annual award of between $31,000-$33,000, which covers tuition plus a living stipend of $10,000-$12,000 and is renewable for a maximum period of four years. The JIH 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/

Fellowships are funded by generous gifts from friends of the School of Graduate Studies and members of the Alumni Association.

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 nfox@huc.edu or to Ms. Sarah Strouse,Administrative Coordinator, gradschool@huc.edu 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.

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