Brandeis University Fellowships in Israel Studies

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIPS IN ISRAEL STUDIES: The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University offers full and partial fellowships for doctoral candidates whose research focuses on Israel. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to students accepted into the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University. Eligible disciplines include anthropology, history, literature, Middle East studies, Near Eastern and Judaic studies, politics, and sociology. The stipend includes up to $25,000 per year, renewable for up to five years, and generous health care benefits. Deadlines vary by department. Learn more at Postdoctoral fellows teach one course per semester in Israel studies, related to programs in Near Eastern and Judaic studies, Israeli arts and culture, politics, sociology, economics, or other relevant disciplines. They are expected to be in residence at Brandeis, participate actively in the intellectual life of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, and present at least one public lecture. This position offers an annual stipend of $52,500 plus benefits and a $3,000 research and travel fund. The deadline to apply is 31 October. Learn more at The Summer Institute for Israel Studies, a competitive fellowship program open to faculty members in the humanities and social sciences, prepares fellows to teach about Israel in any discipline. Participants engage with world-class teachers from Israel and the United States in a two-week multidisciplinary Brandeis seminar and meet with leading personalities in public life, the academy, and the arts on a ten-day Israel study tour. The stipend is up to $2,500. Travel, accommodations and most meals are included. Applicants must be actively teaching at a college or university that has approved their plans to introduce a course on Israel studies. Apply online by 20 January 2017. Learn more at