Research Award Recipients
"Religion and Citizenship in the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1938-1972"
"Chief Rabbi Nathan Adler and the Invention of Transatlantic Judaism"
"Reading Maimonides and Averroes in Medieval Southern Italy: Moses Ben Solomon of Salerno and his Christian Interlocutors"
Allyson Celeste Gonzalez
"Casinos Assens and A.S. Yehuda/Jerusalem Connection"
"Suicide and Mental Illness among Russian Olim 1880-1920"
"Grandsons Who Remember: Intersections of Holocaust Heritage and Contemporary Male Positioning"
"Encounters with Poles after the War in Jewish Testimonies, Diaries, and Memoirs"
"Jews on Zafus?!: A Study of Jewish-Buddhist Lived Hybridity"
"Ezra T. Benson and Israel: A Mormon American Leader's Relationship with the Jewish State"
Graduate Research Awards
Information for 2012-2013
Proposal deadline: December 7, 2012
The deadline for Graduate Research Awards is December 7, 2012. The Tauber Institute offers grants for pre-dissertation and dissertation research in any academic discipline of Jewish Studies.* Grants up to $5000 will be awarded to cover travel expenses (such as visits to archives), purchase of research materials such as microfilm (but excluding books), and costs of data collection and processing.
All students enrolled in a doctoral program at Brandeis University are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have successfully completed their course work by the end of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Proposals should include:
- title and the objectives of the research project; and an explanation of how this research constitutes an integral part of your doctoral research
- description of research plans, including data to be used, methodology, description of sources, etc
- breakdown of specific expenditures to be covered by the grant
- letter of recommendation from faculty advisor
- provide names of other granting agencies to which you have applied
- curriculum vita
- originality and creativity of the research proposal
- importance of the proposed dissertation to the applicant’s field
- appropriateness of primary-source collections and institutions in which the applicant proposes to conduct research
Decisions concerning applications will be made on the recommendation of the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Tauber Institute.
Submit Proposals to:
The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry
Lown 306A; Mail Stop 075
Deadline is: December 7, 2012
Awards will be announced by February 7, 2013
Proposals will be accepted on line sent to: email@example.com
*For grants in Israel Studies please contact the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University.
Read our Grant Writing Guide for Tauber as well as other grants, prepared by Professor ChaeRan Freeze. See also a sample proposal to NEH by Professor Freeze. Also see our listing of available grants.
For more information:
781-736-2125; Fax: 781-736-2070;