The Posen Society of Fellows

Funding Agency:
Posen Foundation

The fellowship grants $20,000/year for two years, and the opportunity to attend two summer seminars (in the US) led by preeminent Jewish Studies scholars, along with the preceding or subsequent cohort (for a total of 12 Fellows) to share their work, participate in professionalization workshops and attend lectures. Fellows maintain ongoing contact to support each other’s work, and submit an annual report on their progress to the foundation.

Deadline: Dec. 30, 2018

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Doctoral candidates working on a dissertation topic related to modernization processes in Jewish history, society and culture
  2. Applicants must have met all of their university’s requirements to be Ph.D candidate and have an approved dissertation topic
  3. Applicants who have already begun writing their dissertation must anticipates at least two years to completion
  4. Applicants may not hold other concurrent fellowships and/or academic awards in excess of $10,000 per year
  5. Participants must have a valid USA visa and be able to travel to the US (in August) and present and discuss their own and colleagues’ work in English.



Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students


Arts & Humanities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

December 30, 2018