Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Undergraduate Scholarship in Jewish Studies
The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation annually host competition for a Post-Holocaust American Judaism Undergraduate Scholarship, which provides a $1,000 undergraduate scholarship for the Spring 2019 semester. The scholarship requires 60 hours of research over the spring semester (approximately 4 hours per week to be allocated however works best around the student’s and supervisor’s schedules) in the CU Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections, housed in the University Libraries Archives.
The Scholar will be expected to:
- Work with librarians and archivists on an original research project using archival materials in one or more of the PHAJ collections
- Participate in the activities scheduled for Research in Jewish Studies: How, What, Why?
- Present their final project at the Jewish Studies End-Of-Year Showcase on May 2, 2019
The Scholar will choose to explore one of the following research topics, all of which can be found in the collections:
- Political activism (mid-late 20th century)
- Links between Judaism and other religious traditions
- Poetry and creative expression (dance, art, music, etc.)
- Other – An alternative topic you would prefer to explore
Eligibility and Application Process:
CU Boulder undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to apply. To apply, please submit the following:
- An essay that describes your interest in conducting research in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections
- Current CV or resume