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Gerzon Endowed Scholarship


Prague, Czech Republic

The George and Gertrude Gerzon Endowed Scholarship for Eastern European Holocaust Studies was established to support students who will be studying in Eastern Europe, taking coursework related to the Brandeis University Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Program or its successor Department or Program, with a preference for those studying in Poland and/or whose study abroad program includes projects related to Holocaust studies.


Juniors that are eligible to receive financial aid from Brandeis University whose GPA is at least a 3.0 may apply for the Gerzon scholarship. Typical awards range from $500 to $1,500. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of a project statement and faculty recommendation. Preference will be given to those who will be studying in Poland. Applicants must plan to take course work or complete projects related to Holocaust Studies in Eastern Europe. Please see the approved programs below.


Interested applicants will need login to the Brandeis Study Abroad Account system to create an account. The complete application process includes the following:

Please Note: Applying to one of the programs above does not guarantee automatic Gerzon funding.