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AJS Fellowships and Grants

AJS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

AJS invites applications for its second annual Dissertation Completion Fellowship competition. Launched in 2016, this fellowship program awards seven finishing-year fellowships annually ($20,000) to PhD students entering the final year of their programs and completing a dissertation in the field of Jewish Studies. More . . .

Berman Foundation Early Career Fellowships in Support of Research in the Social Scientific Study of the Contemporary American Jewish Community

The Berman Foundation Early Career Fellowships – awards of up to $8,000 for the 2016-2017 academic year – will help offset scholars’ expenses in turning their dissertations into monographs or refereed journal articles. More . . .

Berman Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Support of Research in the Social Scientific Study of the Contemporary American Jewish Community

The Berman Fellowships—two awards of $16,000 each—will support dissertations in the social scientific study of the North American Jewish community. More . . .

Conference Travel Grants

Since 2009, the AJS has awarded more than $150,000 in travel grant funding to its members. The AJS remains committed to supporting wide participation in the conference. In particular, the AJS seeks to support untenured faculty, graduate students, independent scholars without full-time employment, and international scholars who receive little to no institutional support for conference travel. More . . .

Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards

The Schnitzer Book Awards recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies and will honor scholars whose work embodies the best in the field: innovative research, excellent writing, and sophisticated methodology. More . . .