Yiddish Book Center fellowship program for US and international students (so far, approximately one-third of applicants have been international). Applications are open untilJanuary 6, 2014. The Yiddish B Center is inviting applications for fellowship program to recent college graduates with strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
Level: Fellowship (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: January 6, 2014.
Funded By: The Yiddish Book Center
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Yiddish B Center fellowship program is targeted for US and international students (so far, approximately one-third of applicants have been international).
‣ 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 2014 – August 2015).
‣ Scholarship covers: Each Fellow receives a stipend of $28,000 plus health insurance.
‣ The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2014-2015 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.
Have what it takes to avail 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.
‣ Telephone interviews with finalists will be conducted in January and February and applicants will be notified of decisions by early March.
Applicants are required to submit the following documents
‣ Completed application form
‣ Resume or C.V.
‣ Official academic transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work, sent directly by the college or university.
‣ Three reference letters (including at least one from an academic instructor and at least one from a professional supervisor), sent directly by the recommenders.
‣ Resume, transcripts, and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to: Antonina Palisano, Education Program Assistant, at npalisano-at-bikher.org.
‣ If university or recommender is unable to send transcript or reference by email, then it can also be send by fax and post.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 06 January 2014.
‣ 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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Scholarship Tags: 2014, Fellowship, International, USA