2017 Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program in USA

2017 Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program in USA, and applications are submitted till  January 9, 2017. The Yiddish Book Center offers fellowship program for US and international students. Applicants should be recent college graduates with strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines, a working knowledge of Yiddish, a commitment to Yiddish language and culture and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Each Fellow will receive a stipend of $28,000 plus health insurance. Full details:

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USA

Level: Fellowships (This is a one year fellowship program. This program is a full-time job, like a paid internship and not financial support for academic research)

Field(s): Fellows will learn valuable skills and participating in a dynamic environment of Yiddish cultural production and preservation.


Deadline: 04 January 2016.

Funded By: The Yiddish Book Center

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2017 Yiddish Book Center fellowship program is targeted for US and international students (so far, approximately one-third of applicants have been international).

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Yiddish Book Center generally has 3 to 5 fellowship positions available each year. We have typically received 15-20 applications per year, though the number is rising.

Scholarship Duration: Fellowship is awarded for one year (September 2017 – August 2018).

Scholarship covers: Each Fellow receives a stipend of $28,000 plus health insurance.

Description

‣ The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Fellowship Program.

‣ Yiddish B Center Fellows spend a year as full-time staff, learning valuable skills and participating in a dynamic environment of Yiddish cultural production and preservation.

‣ Applicants should be recent college graduates with strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines, a working knowledge of Yiddish, a commitment to Yiddish language and culture and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Each Fellow will receive a stipend of $28,000 plus health insurance.

Eligibility


Have what it takes to avail 2017 Yiddish Book Center fellowship program?

‣ Applicants should be recent college graduates with strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines, a working knowledge of Yiddish, a commitment to Yiddish language and culture and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

‣ Working in one or two main project areas, each fellow has the opportunity to build on his or her strengths and experiences and to acquire valuable new skills such as: exhibition design, audio and video production, education program administration, language pedagogy, oral history practice, and museum tour development.

‣ In addition, all fellows gain important professional skills such as working as part of a team, working closely with supervisors on long-term projects, and writing in a professional context.


Notification:

‣ Telephone interviews with finalists will be conducted in January and February and applicants will be notified of decisions by early March.


Scholarship Application Method

To apply, please submit:

  • Completed application form, including your CV/Resume (below)
  • Official academic transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work, sent directly by the college or university. (Note: if the university is unable to send by email, we will accept by fax to 413-256-4700, or mail to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002, USA, attention: Fellowship Program.)
  • Three reference letters (including at least one from an academic instructor and at least one from a professional supervisor), sent directly by the recommenders. (Note: if the recommender is unable to send by email, we will accept by fax to 413-256-4700, or mail to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002, USA, attention: Fellowship Program.)

Transcripts and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to: Megan Kroll, education program assistant, at mkroll@yiddishbookcenter.org.

Telephone interviews with finalists will be conducted in January and February, and applicants will be notified of our decisions by early March.

QUESTIONS? Contact Gretchen Fiordalice, director of education administration, at gfiordalice@yiddishbookcenter.org or 413-256-4900, ext. 103.

Scholarship Applications are due on 09 January 2017.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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