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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship for Senior Scholars

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International IHE Faculty
Members for Humanities Research in New York City

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Center for Jewish History (CJH)

Deadline Date:

12/01/19 Receipt

Description:

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Fellowships of $50,400 to USA, Canada, and International college and university faculty members to conduct original humanities research at a Jewish studies center in New York City. Scholars may specialize in any discipline. Research areas include, but are not limited to, Jewish studies, American studies, German studies, and Russian and East European studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history.

Fellows are expected to conduct original research at the Center, deliver at least one lecture based on the research conducted, actively participate in the scholarly community at the Center, acknowledge the Center and NEH in all publications resulting from research completed during the fellowship, and submit a report upon completion of the fellowship describing the experience.

Assessment Criteria

  • The ambition, scope, and intellectual significance of the proposed project, including its value for scholars of Jewish history, humanities scholars, and/or general audiences.
  • The quality and impact of the applicant’s prior work in Jewish Studies and/or a related humanities discipline.
  • The overall clarity and intelligibility of the proposal, with its aims clearly conveyed.
  • The feasibility and appropriateness of the project proposal, including the applicant’s disciplinary and linguistic training and, when relevant, the soundness of the dissemination and access plans.
  • The likelihood that the applicant will become part of the life of the Center for Jewish History for the time of the fellowship, by using its collections for the proposed project, participating in Center events, and mentoring other fellows.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158298

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fellowships carry a stipend of up to $50,400

Term of Contract:

One-year period

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are welcome from college and university faculty in any field who have completed a PhD more than six years prior to the start of the fellowship and whose research will benefit considerably from consultation with materials in the collections of the Center’s partners – American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for the NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars starting in Fall 2020 is December 1, 2019.

For application requirements, see: https://www.cjh.org/pdfs/NEH-Senior-Scholar-2020.pdf#page=2

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Direct applications and questions to:

Malgorzata Bakalarz-Duverger, Ph.D., Director of Academic Programs
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
United States of America
Email: fellowships@cjh.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.