Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies
1155 East 60th Street, Room 302A
Chicago, IL 60637

General Research and Travel Grants for Graduate Students Summer 2020

The Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce its annual competition for graduate research and travel grants in Jewish Studies.
Eligibility: University of Chicago Ph.D. students in all Divisions and Schools are eligible to apply.
Scope: The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies awards grants to students to support their work in any area of Jewish Studies. Eligible expenses include (1) research travel and materials, and (2) advanced foreign language study in an accredited program (beyond the level offered by the University during the four quarters of the academic year). Because funds are currently limited, priority will be given to proposals in the order listed. Students may combine their awards with funding from other sources to cover expenses.  Students who receive FLAS grants can apply for additional funding to cover travel and housing costs. 
Application: Applications must be submitted via email no later than Thursday, April 30, 2020 to Nancy Pardee ( Materials should be sent as Word attachments or PDFs.
The application materials must include:

1. GCJS Cover Sheet
2. Project proposal (no longer than two pages)
3. Rough budget covering the entire trip and demonstrating the use of the total amount being requested
4. Current CV
5. E-mail from the student’s departmental Chair of Graduate Studies stating that the student is in good standing
Award: Grants will be awarded by May 17, 2020. The number of awards and the amount of each award will be based on the needs of the strongest applicants. Grant funds should be used by December 10, 2020.
Post-award report: All awardees must submit a one-page report by January 15, 2021.  The report must (1) detail the use of funds and include receipts, (2) describe research progress during the grant period, and (3) explain the impact of the grant funds on that research.