Awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student completing a dissertation in the field of Jewish Studies and/or Holocaust Genocide and Memory Studies. Made possible by the generosity of the Gendell and Shiner families, the full fellowship also comes with a tuition waiver.
Students apply for the fellowship by sending a current CV as well as a 2000-word statement describing their dissertation project (including a timeline of past and future work on the project) to Dara Goldman. In addition, two letters of recommendation are required. The deadline for the 2019/20 award is February 8, 2019.