Scholarship and Prizes Offered by the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, 2020-21
Each year, thousands of awards are given to graduate students by the University of Toronto. The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies is proud to be offering over 20 scholarships and awards this year. Please see below for a brief description of the scholarships and awards we are offering this academic year.
|Tanenbaum Scholarship in Jewish Studies||Established by the Tanenbaum Enhancement Fund. Awarded to outstanding students enrolled in any program in the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies.|
|Andrea and Charles Bronfman Student Awards in Israeli Studies||Awarded to a graduate student who is pursuing study or research related to Israel. Both travel and non-travel awards will be made. Preference will be given to requests for travel support. Financial need will be considered. Apply to the Faculty of Arts and Science Student Awards Committee.|
|Lieba Sharon Wilensky Lesk Graduate Scholarship for Women in Jewish Studies||David Lesk and friends and family of Lieba Sharon Wilensky Lesk have endowed funds for an award to a female graduate student affiliated with the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies. Awarded on the basis of financial need. Academic merit may also be considered.|
|Molly Spitzer Scholarship||The annual income from a bequest of the late Mrs. Esther Spitzer provides an award to a graduate student enrolled in a degree program in the Department for the Study of Religion whose principal subject of study is Judaism. Contact the Department for the Study of Religion for application and deadline information.|
|Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarship in Jewish-Canadian History||To be awarded to a student on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students who are studying the history of Jewish settlement in Canada. Alternatively, more broadly to be awarded to students studying modern Jewish history in the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.|
|Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarships in Jewish-Christian Relations and/or Jewish-Muslim Relations||To be awarded to a student on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students who are studying the relationship between Church and Synagogue through the ages. Alternatively, more broadly to be awarded to students studying Jewish-Christian or Jewish-Muslim relations.|
|Tarek Heggy Graduate Scholarship in Jewish-Muslim Relations||To be awarded to a graduate student who is studying the history of Jewish-Muslim relations.|
|Edward and Belle Freid Memorial Graduate Award in Holocaust Studies||
To be awarded to one or more students on the basis of academic merit enrolled in the collaborative MA or PhD program in the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies to support research in an area connected to Holocaust Studies.
|Shier Family Graduate Awards||To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative Ph.D. program. Priority will be given to students studying the history of Judaism (encompassing the ancient, medieval, and modern periods), Jewish thought, or languages and literature.|
|Earl and Renee Lyons Scholarship in Jewish Studies||To be awarded to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.|
|Joseph and Gisela Klinghofer Scholarship in Jewish Studies||To be awarded to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies collaborative program based on academic merit. Financial need will also be considered.|
|Shiff Family Graduate Student Endowment Fund||To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.|
|Irving (Itche) Himel Yiddish Award||
Awarded to one graduate/ undergraduate student each year in the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, to facilitate travel, tuition and/or accommodations for participation in the Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program at Tel Aviv
University International. Application deadline is March 1 of each year.
|Israel and Golda Koschitzky Fellowship in Jewish Studies||Through a generous gift from the Israel Koschitzky Family Foundation, a scholarship has been established for a graduate student enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.|
|Arthur Vaile Memorial Graduate Prize in Jewish Studies||Sandy Rotman has generously endowed funds to provide an annual award to graduate students in Jewish Studies. Financial need and academic merit are considered.|
|Kornberg-Jezierski Family Memorial Essay Prize in Holocaust Studies||Established by Professor Jacques Kornberg. To be awarded to an outstanding student essay in Holocaust Studies written for a UofT course or under a UofT faculty member’s supervision during the current academic session. Essays should be submitted to the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies by May 1.|
|Granovsky-Gluskin Graduate Award||To be awarded to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.|
|T. J. Meek Prize in Hebrew Syntax||Established through a gift of the late Professor T.J. Meek. Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student submitting the best essay in an aspect of Hebrew syntax. Apply to the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations by March 1.|