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1. Tikvah Fellowships 
  • The Tikvah Fellowship: A year long program in New York City that combines intensive study with work experiences in the Jewish world. Begins Fall 2012. Applicants must already have completed an undergraduate degree. Fellows receive a stipend for the year of between $30,000 and $75,000 depending on age, experience, and financial need. Please find more details on our website:http://tikvahfellowship.org/Application deadline is Feb. 15.
  • Jewish Thought and Enduring Human QuestionsA two and a half week program for undergraduates at Princeton University (July 22-Aug 8), focusing on classic Jewish and Western texts and the contemporary situation of the Jewish people. World class faculty, led by Academic Director Leora Batnitzky. Stipend = $1000. Accepted students can receive a scholarship to study Hebrew for 4 weeks at Middlebury Language Schools before the program begins. Please find more details on our website: http://www.princeton.edu/tikvah/summerApplication deadline is Mar. 1.
  • Tikvah Israel Fellows at Ein Prat Academy: A five week course of study on Zionism and political thought in Israel for students and others between the ages of 20-29 (June 18 – July 24). Academic Director: Dr. Micah Goodman. Stipend = $2000 and travel and living expenses are covered. Please find more details on our website: http://www.tikvahisraelfellows.org/Application deadline is Feb. 15.
2. Shalem Center Fellowships
The department of Philosophy, Political Theory and Religion (PPR) at the Shalem Center inJerusalem, in partnership with the John Templeton Foundation, is pleased to announce fellowships in

Philosophical Investigation of the Hebrew Bible, Talmud and Midrash.

Up to two one-year residential awards for advanced scholars and up to four one-year residential awards for post-doctoral students will be offered for the purpose of undertaking research on topics in Jewish Philosophical Theology involving the philosophical investigation of the Hebrew Scriptures, Talmud, or Midrash.  Fellows will be expected to spend the year in residence at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, and to participate in seminars and workshops to be held on these and related topics during the year.

Applications are welcome from scholars and students of philosophy, political theory, intellectual history, Bible and Talmud, religious studies, theology, Jewish studies, and related disciplines.
An overview of the “Jewish Philosophical Theology” project at the Shalem Center is availablehere.

A Select Bibliography of relevant scholarship is available here.

More information on research fellowships and post-doctoral fellowships is available here.
To apply, please submit the following materials no later than January 31, 2012: 
1. Letter of interest.
2. Complete cv. 
3. Description of proposed project (including, where relevant, projected table of contents).
4. Published or unpublished work related to the project.
5. Any other materials that you believe would be helpful in helping the selection committee evaluate your fellowship application.
6. Two letters of recommendation (post-doctoral applicants only)

All materials must be received no later than January 31, 2012 to assure full consideration. Please direct all correspondence to m.jones@shalem.org.il .