EHRI Fellowships in Holocaust Studies
researchers and younger scholars,
especially PhD candidates
Europe are especially encouraged to apply)
Fellowships in Holocaust Studies 2013
EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust
research by facilitating international access to key archives and
collections related to the Holocaust.
- The fellowships intend to
support researchers and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates
with limited resources. Candidates from Central and Eastern Europe
are especially encouraged to apply.
following EHRI partners are offering two fellowships each on a
Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, The
Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
of Contemporary History, Munich, Germany
Vashem – The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority,
Shoah Memorial – Museum, Center for Contemporary Jewish
Documentation, Paris, France is offering four
fellowships include a stipend for housing and living expenses as well
as travel to and from the inviting institution. Recipients are
responsible for securing visas if necessary.
- Fellows will have access
to the research infrastructure of the respective EHRI partner
institution including access to a computer.
- The average length of the
researcher’s stay is 4 weeks, but the fellow may extend the stay at
his/her own expense and in accordance with the host institution and
- Fellows will be expected to spend 3 days a week at
the host institution to conduct research on their research project.
- Research at other institutions in the vicinity of the respective host
is encouraged. The fellowships are funded by the European Union.
application materials must be submitted in English or German.
application must include the following:
completed application form.
curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages).
four to five page (1,250-1,500 words) detailed research project
proposal related to the Holocaust (including its antecedents and
aftermath) that the applicant plans to undertake during the term of
the fellowship as well as an explanation of which institution(s) an
applicant wishes to apply to and why this choice fits the chosen
letter of recommendation from a reputable academic who is familiar
with the applicant’s work.
- A letter of recommendation should
include evaluation of the applicant’s proposed research as well as
the overall quality of the applicant’s work.
- The letter may be sent
by email as a scan (including the recommenders signature and
letterhead) with the application or directly by the recommender.
letter must be received before the application deadline.
must also designate a second recommender in the application form. The
recommender may be contacted directly by EHRI.
application material can be sent as an email attachment in DOC or PDF
format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send all application material at one time.
must reach EHRI by 30 September 2012. Later submissions for this year
will not be accepted.
- Decisions will be announced by December 2012.
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