Undergraduate Admissions Office
Connect with BGI
BGI@brandeis.edu or at 781-736-8410.
To obtain information about admissions procedures, please contact the individual programs listed below. The Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry (BGI) supports scholarships for three levels of study at Brandeis University.
BIMA/Genesis Noncredit Summer High School Program:
Scholarships for summer study for current high school students are available through the Office of High School Programs at Brandeis University. BGI offers scholarships for two distinct non-academic summer programs:
BIMA brings talented actors, filmmakers, musicians, visual artists and writers to Brandeis to grow as artists within a creative Jewish environment.
Genesis offers high school students the opportunity to take college-level, hands-on courses and get a taste of college life within a creative Jewish environment.
BGI Undergraduate Fellowship Program:
Brandeis students interested in joining the fellowship should apply for the fellowship during their first year at Brandeis. The BGI fellowship is highly selective and all candidates go through a rigorous screening process. Fellows are selected by the Admissions Committee, comprised of BGI staff, faculty and alumni. Selection criteria include academic achievements, extracurricular and community involvement, and leadership potential.
Click here to learn more about the BGI undergraduate fellowship.
For more information about the application process, please contact Masha Sherman, BGI Program Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
BGI Graduate Hornstein Fellowship Program:
Prospective graduate students should contact the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program for information about Hornstein's three dual master's degree programs and BGI scholarships.