The Meyer Burston Scholarship Scholarship in Melbourne Australia
The Friends of the Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre
sponsor the Meyer Burston Scholarship

The Scholarship is offered in three catorgories

The applicant must be able to demonstrate their support and commitment to the Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre plus at least one other of the catorgories listed

(1) To support an educational program by a teacher, tertiary or post graduate candidate to study the Holocaust in view of promoting, developing and improving knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust.

(2) To research an aspect of the Holocaust the candidiate could attend Holocaust museums, conferences or seminars locally, nationally or internationally They must be able to demonstrate its relevance to the jewish holocaust museum and research centre.

(3) To support participation in the March of the Living study tour of Poland and Israel.

Value The sum available for the awards will be a maximum of $5000 per applicant which may be offered either fully or partially, at the discretion of the Trustees.

For More information and an application form for the Meyer Burston Scholarship follow this link

The Shalem Center : Shalem Graduate Fellowships in Israel
The center is for Jewish social thought and Israeli public policy.
The fellowship of US$15,000 for the year offers guided independent
study in areas of social sciences and humanities such as:
Political philosophy
Israeli foreign policy
Jewish social thought and religion.

You can research issues facing Israeli society today and
participate in seminars, symposiums and workshops.


Hillel Fellowships
See grants page for a number of fellowship opportunities under
"Grants and Rewards"

Institute of Traditional Judaism Rabbinical Fellowships
A stipend worth $20,000 (US) to qualified men who enter smichah
program in (Australian) Spring. The Institute prepares Rabbis who
are fully committed to Halachah aiming to bring Jews closer to a
lifestyle of open-minded, observant Judaism.

Write to: Rabbi Ronald Price
The Institute of Traditional Judaism
811 Palisade Avenue Teaneck
New Jersey USA
fax: USA ( 201) 8010449

ALIYAH DEPT (The Israel Aliya Centre)
1. People who are making aliya and who register to one of the Israeli
universities or colleges can have their tuition fees paid.
2. People who are going to Israel to study for one or two semesters can
apply through our centre for a Lev Zion scholarship - the criteria is based
on academic excellence.
3. People who are going to Israel on one of our programmes (e.go. Kibbutz
Ulpan, Marva, etc.) can apply to us for financial assistance.

Contact Erez Kapara
03 92725525 for more details.

The Australian Friends of the Hebrew University offer a number of
scholarship opportunities and financial assistance students to Australian
students accepted to study or conduct research at the Hebrew University
of Jerusalem.

Sir Zelman Cowen Trust Fund
Who for?
Students and academics wishing to conduct research at the Hebrew
University; scholars on academic exchange; students enrolled in overseas
student programmes are sometimes considered.
Selection criteria?
Assistance is granted on the basis of academic merit
and financial need.
Amount of grant?
Varies from around A$500-$2000. Upon arrangement, can be used to
subsidise flight or living expenses.

Menasche Trust Fund
Who for?
Any student (whether currently enrolled at an Australian university
or not) enrolling in overseas student programmes or regular degree
studies at the Hebrew University. Australian students making aliyah
may only apply for assistance from this fund for one year of their
degree. Grants awarded from the Menasche Fund contribute towards
tuition and accommodation fees and are paid directly to the Hebrew
Selection criteria?
Grants are awarded primarily on the basis of financial need, though some
consideration may be given to academic performance and stated reasons
for wanting to study at the University.
Amount of grant?
Varies from US$100 up to as much as $3000, depending on individual
circumstances and on proposed programme of study. The maximum
for a full semester of study is US$1500.

Merit Scholarships
Who for?
Both Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolling in the Rothberg
International school at Hebrew University for at least one full academic year.
Selection criteria?
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
Amount of grant?
US$15,000 for Graduate students. (MA or graduate year program) and
US$10,000 for undergraduate students (one year program)
US $5,000 for student having done a single semester
DEADLINE About March the forthcoming academic year.

The Golda Meir Fellowship Fund
Who for?
Candidates for these postdoctoral fellowships may apply no later than
three years after the completion of their dissertation. Golda Meir Fellows
are selected on the basis of demonstrated excellence in their studies
and promise of distinction in their chosen fields of specialisation, as well
as evidence that they will benefit from the opportunity to study in Israel.
The fellowships are tenable for a period of 9-12 months, and defray the
cost of travel, tuition fees (if applicable) and reasonable living costs in

For more info on Hebrew U scholarships call
Victorian Friends of Hebrew University
306 Hawthorn Road Caulfield South Victoria 3162
Phone (03) 9272 5511
Fax (03) 9272 5510

Ha Sha'ar Award
A program of Jewish Studies and Professional Development for Future
Day School Educators. The goal of HaSha'ar is to transform Jewish day
school education through thedevelopment of talented, knowledgeable,
committed and reflective educators. It is designed to encourage graduates
who are devoted to Jewish learning to pursue professional careers in Jewish
education. HaSha'ar covers all tuition expenses in addition to awarding an
$18,000 (US) stipend, allowing fellows to focus exclusively on their studies
throughout the fellowship year. HaSha'ar fellows undertake an intensive
twelve-month course of uniquely integrated studies in Jewish texts and the
practice and ideas of education, with stimulating colleagues and exemplary
faculty, followed by two years of full-time teaching in a day school.

Each fellowship is worth $15,000 US. Candidates must have an undergraduate
degree. Any candidate to an MA or full-year Grad Program can apply.

Undergraduate scholarships of $5000 awarded covering tuition for Summer Ulpan
and Spring Semester. Applications due about October and announced start

The Nahum Goldmann Fellowship
Intensive experience in Jewish living and learning for 25-45s who show serious interest in Jewish learning, have capacity for communal leadership and demonstrate professional and communal achievements.The program consists of morning, afternoon and evening sessions with lectures by outstanding Jewish academics from around the world. Afternoon sessions include workshops relating to topics of importance to the fellows. Room and board is covered and local community or supporting organisation pays travel. DATES
About August LOCATION: Glamsta, Sweden. Applications by about February
For more info: call Hillary on 03 92725641


Scholarship opportunity from Oxford Uni

Who for?

What is it?

The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish studies offers a 1 year course taught with a dissertation component after which candidates are awarded a Diploma in Jewish Studies. Intensive language training in Modern or Biblical Hebrew or Yiddish, and a choice of: Hebrew Literature, Talmud, Judaism and Islam, Israeli Politics, Holocaust and more.

For more information e-mail

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