To be eligible for an award, you must be a sophomore, junior, or senior with a declared major or minor in Jewish Studies. Preference is given to students who have a sustained record of achievement in Jewish Studies. Students must apply to be considered for these monetary awards offered once per year. All awards are based on academic merit. Prior recipients may reapply. Graduate students enrolled in the Jewish Studies M.A. program or graduate students enrolled in other programs doing research on a topic in Jewish Studies are also eligible for consideration.
Each year, through the generosity of private donors, the Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life and the Department of Jewish Studies jointly distribute awards to full-time students for study in Israel at an accredited Israeli university. Students need not be a Jewish Studies major or minor to apply.