Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program in USA|2014


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).

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 2014 – August 2015).

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


Description

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.

Eligibility

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.

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

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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