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Opportunities for Research Fellowships and Awards

Learn more about opportunities for researchers to receive support and recognition for their work:

  • NRJE Research Award

    The NRJE Research Award recognizes an outstanding article or chapter in an edited volume by an untenured scholar.

  • NRJE Emerging Scholars Award

    The NRJE Emerging Scholars Award assists graduate students through annual grants in support of individual research projects.

  • Berman Early Career Fellowships in Support of Research in the Social Scientific Study of the Contemporary American Jewish Community

    The Berman Early Career Fellowships aim to support the development and expansion of the field of the social scientific study of the North American Jewish community; enhance funding opportunities for early career scholars in the social sciences; encourage scholars in sociology, social psychology, social anthropology, demography, social work, economics, and political science to expand their research to include study of the North American Jewish community; and nurture a new generation of scholars in this critical area of research.

  • Berman Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Support of Research in the Social Scientific Study of the Contemporary American Jewish Community

    The Berman Fellowships aim to support the development and expansion of the field of the social scientific study of Jewish Americans and the contemporary Jewish-American experience; enhance funding opportunities for up-and-coming scholars in the midst of institutional cutbacks in higher education; and encourage graduate students in sociology, social psychology, social anthropology, demography, social work, economics, and political science to expand their research to include the study of North American Jewry.

  • AJS Dissertation Completion Fellowship Competition

    AJS invites applications for its first annual Dissertation Completion Fellowship competition.  Funded for five years, this fellowship program will award finishing-year fellowships annually to PhD students entering the final year of their programs and completing a dissertation in the field of Jewish Studies.