Graduate Fellowships from Indiana University, Bloomington

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Graduate Fellowships
The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program
Indiana University Bloomington
Announces its 2019-2020 Graduate Fellowship Competition
For Incoming Students

Review of applicants begins: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Borns Jewish Studies Program offers fellowships for students accepted into a graduate degree program at Indiana University who show clear promise of dedicating themselves seriously to scholarship within one of the core areas of Jewish Studies.  Each fellowship provides a stipend starting at $22,000, plus health insurance, and fee remission which can be tied to multi-year packages.

Application Procedure: Prospective students must apply for admission directly to a graduate Ph.D. program (Comparative Literature, History, NELC, Religious Studies, etc., or to the Jewish Studies M.A. program) at Indiana University.  In order to be considered for a Jewish Studies fellowship, applicants to the IU Graduate School should send a copy of their completed Indiana University application and request that 3 letters of recommendation (in Word) be forwarded to Letters & application can also be mailed to:  Professor Sarah Imhoff, Director of Graduate Studies; Borns Jewish Studies Program; Indiana University; Global & International Studies Building; 355 N. Jordan Avenue 4-East; Bloomington, IN 47405-1105.  Each application will be considered for all relevant fellowship and award opportunities. Review of 2019-2020 applications will begin on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

For more information, see our web site:

The Borns Jewish Studies Program at IU is an interdepartmental program. Our faculty are housed in various departments - including Comparative Literature, English, Germanic Studies, History, Musicology, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, Political Science, and Religious Studies – where students pursue master’s or doctoral degrees. The Borns JSP offers a Masters of Arts degree in Jewish Studies. Students enrolled in an IUB doctoral program may also pursue a doctoral minor in Jewish Studies.

“The strength of the graduate program lies in the tight-knit, supportive, and focused academic community nurtured by accessible professors and a thriving Jewish Studies Graduate Student Association.” Matthew Brittingham, Jewish Studies M.A., 2014