Wolfson Chair Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought

Yossi Chajes's picture
July 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies

The Department of Jewish History and Bible of the University of Haifa is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Wolfson Chair Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought for the 2021–22 academic year. The Wolfson Fellowship is designated for outstanding students registering in the departmental doctoral program and is granted for a period of four years. The annual fellowship award is in the amount of 60,000 ILS. 

Preference will be given to students whose proposed research in the history of Jewish Thought is well-suited to the areas of expertise of the department faculty. A list of the faculty may be consulted here: http://jewish-history.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/faculty-staff-reception-hours-2

Candidates are invited to submit applications by July 1, 2021. 

Applications should be emailed to jewhistdep@univ.haifa.ac.il and must include:

  • two letters of recommendation
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • complete transcripts of grades from previous and current university degree programs
  • a preliminary thesis proposal containing a description of up to ten pages in length of the candidate’s anticipated dissertation topic
  • a letter from a departmental faculty member expressing consent to advise the applicant’s work

The scholarship is granted pending full admission to the doctoral program according to the regulations of the University of Haifa.

Interviews will be conducted for candidates who have been shortlisted for the fellowship.

For additional information, please contact Prof. J. H. (Yossi) Chajes, Wolfson Professor of Jewish Thought - chajes[at]research.haifa.ac.il

N.B. The University of Haifa reserves the right not to award this fellowship; the decisions of the Fellowship Committee are final and not subject to appeal. Wolfson Fellows are obliged to honor the terms set by the Graduate Studies Authority.

Contact Info: 

Department of Jewish History and Bible

University of Haifa