HBI Research Awards

2022 Research Award Recipients

In 2022, HBI gave out 14 awards totaling $49,000. HBI awards grants to support research or artistic projects in Jewish women’s and gender studies across a range of disciplines.


The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute awards grants to support research or artistic projects in Jewish women’s and gender studies across a range of disciplines. Awards are made to graduate students, early career, and established researchers. The HBI Research Awards are funded by gifts from the HBI Board.

The purpose of the HBI Research Award is to support work that has the potential to make a significant contribution to the field of Jewish Gender Studies in one of the following ways:

2023 Research Award Categories

Antisemitism

Creative Arts (including Research, Performance, Visual, Writing, and Film)

Gender and the Holocaust

Gender, Jews of Color, and Mizrahi Studies

Jewish Feminism and Jews in Feminism

Jewish Girlhood Studies

Jews, Gender, and Disability Studies 

LGBTQ Jewish Studies

Women’s rights and religious law

Yishuv, Contemporary Israel and Zionism

Awards

Junior grants up to $2,000 awarded to graduate students enrolled in recognized PhD programs and new scholars — generally within two years of receiving a PhD.

Senior grants up to $5,000 are awarded to established scholars and professionals.


To Apply

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Eligibility

Open to applicants regardless of gender or religion.

Applications (in English) from outside the United States are welcome.

Application Requirements

Deadline: September 16, 2022

Review Process

Research awards are given on the basis of excellence. All proposals are confidential and carefully reviewed by at least two outside experts, and receive further review from members of the HBI’s Academic Advisory Committee.

Note: HBI Research Awards are considered taxable income. Taxes may be deducted from awards made to non-resident aliens and award recipients who do not file a US tax return.