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Fellowship to a USA Scholar for Humanities Research in New York City

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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholar in Residence

Center for Jewish History (CJH)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #158298

Grant Description

Fellowship of $60,000 to a USA scholar to conduct original humanities research in New York City. This program is open to individuals working in a broad range of social science and humanities fields. Eligible applicants are scholars who have completed a Ph.D. more than six years prior to the start of the fellowship, and whose research will benefit considerably from consultation with materials in the collections of the Center for Jewish History’s partners – American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) the Center for Jewish History (the Center) invites applications for an NEH Scholar in Residence that will support original research conducted at the Center.  

Fellows are expected to conduct original research at the Center, deliver at least one public program based on the research conducted, and actively participate in the scholarly community at the Center.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are welcome from scholars working in a broad range of fields within the humanities and social sciences. Open to all U.S. citizens as well as foreigners who have lived in the U.S. for the 3 years immediately preceding the application deadline.

Applications are welcome from scholars in any field who have completed a PhD more than six years prior to the start of the fellowship and whose research will benefit considerably from consultation with materials in the collections of the Center’s partners – American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The Center seeks to build a fellowship cohort that is diverse in race, ethnicity, and gender as well as academic rank, geographic location, and field of study. Qualified individuals who would bring diverse perspectives and experiences to the fellowship are especially encouraged to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit applications by email by December 15, 2022.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fellowships carry a stipend of $60,000.

Term of Contract:

For a residency beginning in July 2023 through June 2024.

Contact Information:

Please submit applications by email as one continuous PDF file to fellowships@cjh.org.

Questions about the fellowship program may be directed to Miriam Mora at miriam@cjh.org.

Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011

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