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 the Program Office. In addition, two letters of recommendation are required. The deadline for the 2020/21 award is February 7, 2020.