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External Award: US Holocaust Memorial Museum Graduate Research Fellowship

November 20, 2017
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The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is pleased to invite applications for their Graduate Student Research Fellows program, designed for students accepted to or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or in their first year of a PhD program in a North American college or university. The Mandel Center welcomes applications from students in all academic disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, psychology, sociology, geography, and others. Students outside the field of History are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Student Research Fellows for the 2018 year are required to be in residence at the Museum for 12 consecutive weeks, arriving on June 4 and departing on August 17, 2018. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies will provide a stipend of $3,000/month as well as an allowance to offset the cost of direct, economy-class travel to and from Washington, DC.

To apply, please submit resume, personal statement, and project proposal (including thesis statement, outline of their proposed project goals, and a list of resources available at the Museum that you will need to access in order to support your research), via the online application portal by January 1, 2018 (12 a.m. EST).

A letter of recommendation from a faculty member or dean at the applicant’s institution that speaks to the applicant’s qualifications - signed and on institutional letterhead -should also be sent from the recommender as an attachment to SGRA@ushmm.org by the application deadline.

To search the Museum’s holdings, please visit the Museum's collections page. To learn more about this fellowship and how to apply, please visit the Museum's Summer Fellowship page.

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