The JDC Archives is pleased to present its Fellowship program. Up to seven fellowships will be awarded each year to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections.
Available Fellowship Opportunities:
- The Fred and Ellen Lewis JDC Archives Fellowship
- The Ruth and David Musher JDC Archives Fellowship
- The Sorrell and Lorraine Chesin JDC Archives Fellowship
- The Max and Cecil (Steuer) Chesin JDC Archives Fellowship
- The Nathan & Sarah Chesin and Bernard & Mollie Steuer JDC Archives Fellowships
- The Ruth and David Musher JDC Archives Regional Fellowship
- The Martin and Rhoda Safer JDC Archives Fellowship
Selection of Fellows
Candidates must submit applications by January 26, 2021 to the JDC Archives online. An Academic Advisory Committee consisting of leading scholars and members of the JDC Archives Committee will be responsible for selecting the fellows.
- Stipends may be used towards travel, transportation, and living expenses.
- Funds may not be used for family members.
- Fellowship holders agree to deliver a public presentation on their research.
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