CJH-Fordham University Research Fellowship on Jewish-Christian Relations 2018, USA

Publish Date: Jan 11, 2018

Deadline: Feb 02, 2018


The application deadline for the CJH-Fordham University Research Fellowship is February 2, 2018.

Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for Jewish History will offer a joint short-term research fellowship in Jewish Studies for scholars outside the New York City metropolitan area whose research focuses on Jewish-Christian relations and who wishes to conduct research based on materials housed at the Center for Jewish History and Fordham University.

The fellow is expected to spend at least a month at the two host institutions, but may stay as long as five months. The fellow’s stay must coincide with either the fall or spring Fordham University academic semesters. The stipend for this fellowship is $5,000.

The fellow will receive affiliation with Fordham University, and will be required to offer a faculty seminar, and a public lecture, which would be a joint event of Fordham and CJH with alternate venues. The fellow is also expected to participate in scholarly seminars and other meetings at the Center for Jewish History and Fordham University.

The CJH-Fordham Research Fellowship in Jewish-Christian Relations is made possible by funds from the Center for Jewish History, the Eugene Shvidler Gift Fund at Fordham University, and additional gift funds to Jewish Studies at Fordham University.


  • Open to advanced students, faculty, and scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in doctoral, post-doctoral, and independent research.

Requirements for Application

  • Cover letter stating area of interest, knowledge of relevant languages, and how the project relates to the fellowship topic.
  • Curriculum Vitae, including contact information, education, publications, scholarly and/or museum activities, teaching experience, and any other relevant work experience
  • Research proposal of no more than four pages double-spaced, including specific reference to the collections at the Center and/or Fordham University, clearly stated goals for research during the period of the fellowship, and identifying scholars at both institutions with whom you plan to liaise.
  • A one-page bibliography of important secondary sources for the project.
  • Three letters of recommendation, which address the significance of the candidate’s work for his or her field, as well as the candidate’s ability to fulfill the proposed work. Please ensure that your application indicates the names and contact information of those writing letters of recommendation on your behalf.
  • Letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover – preferably by email or dossier service – to the address below.
  • Please submit application materials 1-4 by email as one continuous PDF if possible.

The schedule for the application process is as follows:

    • All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received byFebruary 2, 2018for consideration.
    • Announcement of grant recipients by April 2018
    • Commencement of grant period, September 1, 2018
    • Conclusion of grant period, June 30, 2019

Applications are to be submitted to:

Judah Bernstein, Ph.D.
Academic Programs Coordinator
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
United States of America
Email: fellowships@cjh.org

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