Fellowship in Holocaust Studies

The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
(Claims Conference) is offering a limited number of fellowships for

Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Candidates
Conducting Research on the Holocaust

The application deadline is January 6, 2014
for the academic year of 2014-2015.

Maximum Award Amount: $20,000 Per Year

The Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies aims to strengthen Shoah studies and Holocaust memory throughout the world. Our mission is to support the advanced study of the fate of Jews who were systematically targeted for destruction or persecution by the Nazis and their allies between 1933 and 1945. 

Studies covered by the Fellowship can include the immediate historical context in which the Holocaust took place and encompass political, economic, legal, religious and socio-cultural aspects, as well as ethical and moral implications. The Fellowship also supports awardees in learning languages necessary to studying original Holocaust-related documents, such as languages of the former Soviet Union and certain European countries. Ph.D. candidates can be pursuing a degree in a variety of fields, including History, Sociology, Philosophy, Judaic Studies, Political Science, Government, Women’s Studies and other fields. Candidates focusing on the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust will also be considered.

Fellowships are awarded to outstanding candidates around the world who have a strong personal commitment to Shoah memory, who have demonstrated excellence in academic achievement, and who possess the potential to provide outstanding professional leadership that will shape the future of Holocaust awareness and scholarship.

As part of the program, Kagan Fellows are invited to attend an all-expenses paid annual 5-day summer workshop alternately hosted at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Fellows are invited to present their research to and network with leading scholars and peers in Holocaust history.
For application information, please visit 
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The Claims Conference – seeking a measure of justice for Jewish victims of Nazi persecution
Our mailing address is: Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc.Claims Conference1359 Broadway, Room 2000NY, NY 10018
Chavie Brumer,
LCSWKagan Fellowship AdministratorAllocations Department Manager
Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
1359 Broadway, Room 2000
New York, NY  10018
Phone:  (646) 485-2035
Fax: (212) 481-9607

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Date: 2013-08-14