Funding: Jewish Studies UChicago Undergraduate Essay Prize, The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, Deadline May 2

The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize

The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce its second essay prize competition for essays on any topic relating to Jewish Studies, including (but not restricted to) the study of Judaic history, culture, thought, classical and modern texts, and languages.

This year the Center will award two prizes, each of $500.  One prize will be awarded for the best essay related to Jewish Studies written for a course.  The essay need not have been written for a course in Jewish Studies or for a course taught by a faculty member in Jewish Studies.  A second prize will be awarded for the best B.A. Essay on a topic related to Jewish Studies.

Eligibility: The essay prize competition is open to all students currently registered in the College of the University of Chicago.

Application: Essays should be submitted no later than 5pm on Monday, May 2, 2011 to Christina Heisser (Tel: 773-702-7108), Walker 109, 1115 E. 58th St. Chicago IL 60637. Applicants should submit both paper and electronic copies of their essays. Paper copies may be mailed or dropped off; electronic copies should be e-mailed as Word attachments to


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