Elka Klein Memorial Travel Grant

Elka Klein Memorial Travel Grant

Once again, applications are being accepted for the Elka Klein Memorial Travel Grant. Applications are welcome from doctoral candidates preparing to spend a month or more abroad conducting research in the summer of 2015. The winning grant recipient will be awarded $1500 based on contribution of the proposed research, which should relate to Prof. Klein’s own research interests of Sephardic Studies, medieval studies, gender studies, and Jewish studies. Applicants for the grant are asked to submit the following information by April 10, 2015:

  • A CV
  • A copy of the applicant’s dissertation proposal
  • A description of the specific research to be undertaken abroad
  • A working budget, including what other funds have already been secured
  • A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s dissertation supervisor, addressing the applicant’s qualifications and the significance of the research s/he will be undertaking  (Letters of recommendation should be printed on official stationary and scanned if sent by e-mail)

To submit an application by e-mail, or for more information, please contact Dr. Gail Labovitz, glabovitz@aju.edu<mailto:glabovitz@aju.edu>

Materials may be submitted in hard copy to:

Dr. Elka Klein Memorial Travel Grant

C/O Dr. Gail Labovitz

American Jewish University

15600 Mulholland Drive

Bel Air , CA 90077