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Every year, Jewish Studies awards five or more scholarships of between $500 and $1,000, and sometimes more.

The application deadline for academic year 2013-14 will be February 15th , 2014.
Please email a copy of your transcript, a short statement of your goals and need for the scholarship, and, if applying for the Mervis Scholarship, a faculty recommendation to  Dr. Sanua by that date.

Winners will be determined by the Jewish Studies B.A. Committee                  

 

Scholarships include:

HERBERT AND ELAINE GIMELSTOB SCHOLARSHIP FOR JUDAIC STUDIES

  • Provides for all students majoring in Jewish Studies
  • The recipient is required to write an acknowledgement letter thanking the donor for the scholarship

NATHAN AND MARION CROSBY SCHOLARSHIP
There are two Nathan and Marion Crosby Scholarship awards:

  • The Nathan and Marion Crosby Holocaust and Judaic Library Collections Endowment Scholarship is $500. The scholarship will be offered to an entering student who plans to major in Jewish Studies. The student is required to have a 3.5 high school grade point average and to acknowledge receipt of the award.

  • The Nathan and Marion Crosby Scholarship Fund in Holocaust and Judaic Studies is $500.00. The scholarship will be offered to a Jewish Studies major, giving preference to a student who is a descendant of a victim of the Holocaust. The recipient is required to acknowledge receipt of the award.

FRANK M. MERVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR JUDAIC STUDIES

  • Junior or Senior standing, at least a 3.0 GPA and/or scholarly excellence in course work.

  • A commitment to some aspect of Jewish communal service, including education and teaching.

  • Nomination by faculty, peer or self; supporting data including a statement of goals, record of transcript and at least one faculty letter of recommendation.

  • Evaluation by the Jewish Studies B.A. Committee.
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RADDOCK EMINENT SCHOLAR CHAIR ESSAY CONTEST
Open to all currently enrolled FAU undergraduate students, $250.00 Prize

  • Essays may treat any aspect of the Holocaust and its contemporary implication: ethical, moral, theological, historical, literary, philosophical, sociological and psychological themes.

  • Papers may have originated as course work or be independent of such.

  • Nominations by faculty or peers or self-nomination.

  • 15 typewritten pages, double spaced.

Details and deadline for submission of applications will posted on this site as they are available.

 

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