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Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars from outside the New York City area for research projects on Jewish-Christian relations. Fellows will be able to use the historical collections of the hosting institutions to conduct research. Participants must offer faculty seminars and public lectures. Hybrid and fully remote fellowships will be considered, depending on the availability of digitized collection materials.
Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for Jewish History offer a joint short-term research fellowship in Jewish Studies for scholars outside the New York City metropolitan area whose research engages Jewish studies in conversation with other fields and who wish to conduct research based on materials housed at the Center for Jewish History and Fordham University. The goal of the fellowship to engage Jewish studies in conversation with other fields and encourage scholars whose primary research lies in Jewish studies to engage with fields outside their field and scholars whose primary expertise lies in other fields to explore sources and methodologies in Jewish studies.
The fellow will receive affiliation with Fordham University, and will be required to offer a faculty seminar, and a public lecture, which would be a joint event of Fordham and CJH with alternate venues. The fellow is also expected to participate in scholarly seminars and other meetings at the Center for Jewish History and Fordham University.
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Additional Eligibility Criteria
This application is open to scholars outside the New York City metropolitan area whose research focuses on Jewish-Christian relations and who wish to conduct research based on materials housed at the Center for Jewish History and Fordham University.
- The fellowships are open to qualified doctoral candidates from accredited domestic and international institutions or scholars who have received their PhD.
- Hybrid and fully remote fellowships will be considered, depending on the availability of digitized collection materials.
- Doctoral candidates should have completed all requirements (i.e., coursework, exams, dissertation proposal) for the doctoral degree except for the dissertation.
- Fellows will be permitted to hold a concurrent fellowship provided that it does not contain any residency requirement or interfere in any way with full participation in the activities described above. Please consult the Center before accepting any additional fellowships, academic or other positions to be held during the term of the Center fellowship.
- For non-U.S. citizens, it is the responsibility of the applicant to have the appropriate visa for acceptance of the award during the ten-month fellowship term. The Center is not a visa-granting institution.
The application deadline for the CJH-Fordham University Research Fellowship is March 1, 2023.
Estimated Size of Grant
The stipend for this fellowship is $5,000.
Term of Contract
- The fellow is expected to spend at least a month at the two host institutions, but may stay as long as five months.
- The fellow’s stay must coincide with either the fall or spring Fordham University academic semesters.
Questions and Applications are to be submitted to:
Director of Programs
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
United States of America
Letter of recommendation should be sent separately, directly by the recommender – preferably by email to email@example.com.