Grant of the Week: Second NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship

Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring the Second NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship. 

NA’AMAT USA is pleased to invite proposals for the Second NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship in Honor of Elizabeth J. Raider. The 2017–18 fellowship theme is “Jewish Women’s Contributions to Israeli Society.” Scholars from all academic disciplines working on Jewish women’s activism, critical engagement, and/or leadership in varied arenas including history, culture, politics, etc. are encouraged to apply. Honorarium: $2500.

Applicants must propose a serious research plan that will result in: (a) chapter of Master’s or PhD thesis, or (b) a scholarly study of publishable quality. The fellowship recipient must commit to delivering one public lecture and submitting a completed draft of his/her scholarly study.

To apply, submit a cover letter, research plan, CV, and two letters of support. For graduate students, one of the letters must be from the thesis/dissertation advisor. Preference will be given to applicants who are ABD and early career scholars.

Fellowship committee: Dr. Karla Goldman (University of Michigan), Dr. Daniel Greene (Northwestern University), Dr. Shirley Idelson (Independent Scholar), Dr. Laura Levitt (Temple University), and Dr. Mark A. Raider (University of Cincinnati). Deadline: June 15, 2017. Send application materials in the pdf format to: Prof. Mark A. Raider (raiderma@uc.edu), Committee Chair, c/o History Department, University of Cincinnati.

End: August 15, 2017
Contact: raiderma@uc.edu

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