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Research and Travel Grants for Graduate Students for 2013


The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce its fourth 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, (2) advanced foreign language study in an accredited program (beyond the level offered at the University), and (3) conference travel and fees. 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.  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 Friday, February 15, 2013 to Nancy Pardee ( Materials should be sent as Word attachments or PDFs.

The application materials must include:

1. CCJS Cover Sheet (see below)

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 March 22, 2013. 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 13, 2013.

Post-award report: All awardees must submit a one-page report by January 6, 2014.  The report must (1) detail the use of funds, (2) describe research progress during the grant period, and (3) explain the impact of the grant funds on that research.

All awardees will be expected to attend a meeting sometime during the spring quarter.


Chicago Center for Jewish Studies

Research and Travel Grant Cover Page

2013 Competition



Application Deadline:             February 15, 2013


Due via email to:                    Nancy Pardee


Applicant Name:


Mailing Address:








Project Title:


Total Amount Requested:


Dissertation Committee or Faculty Sponsor:


Relevant Language Preparation:




Brief Description of Purpose of Grant: