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

Undergraduate Summer Research Grants

Summer Research Grants for Undergraduate Students - Summer 2020

The Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago welcomes applications for funding to support undergraduate summer research in Jewish Studies related to a BA thesis or other, faculty-supported, project.

Eligibility: University of Chicago undergraduate students in years 1–3, in all Divisions.

Scope: Eligible expenses include (1) living and travel expenses related to the proposed project and (2) reimbursement of expenses for project-related supplies and materials. Students may combine their awards with funding from other sources to cover expenses.

Application: Applications must be submitted via email no later than Thursday, April 23, 2020 to Nancy Pardee ( Materials should be sent as Word attachments or PDFs.
The application materials must include:
1. Cover Sheet (see below)
2. Project proposal (no longer than two pages)
3. Rough budget covering the entire project and demonstrating the use of the total amount being requested
4. Recommendation from faculty member supervising the project.
5. E-mail from college advisor stating that the student is in good standing.

Award: 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 11, 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/project progress during the grant period, and (3) explain the impact of the grant funds on that research.


Summer Research/Project Grants for Undergraduate Students 2020

Application Cover Sheet

Applicant Name:

Mailing Address:



Year of Study:


Project Title:

Total Amount Requested:

Recommending Faculty Member:

Brief Description of Purpose of Grant:





Other Funds Applied For and Anticipated Dates of Decision