Research Fellowships at the Center for Jewish History


The Center for Jewish History is offering a range of research fellowships that will provide access to 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. While in residence at the Center, fellows will participate in a lively academic community, engaging and producing new scholarship in Jewish studies and other fields.

Graduate Research Fellowship

Deadline: February 2, 2017

This is a ten-month fellowship, open to doctoral candidates with ABD status. Fellows receive a $17,5000 stipend and additional funding may be available for applicants at university more than 125 miles from New York City.

Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars

Deadline: January 16, 2017

This is a ten-month fellowship open to scholars from outside North American and Israel. Fellows will receive a stipend of up to $35,000.


Full application guidelines can be found on the Center for Jewish History’s website. For more information, please contact Chris Barthel at