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Student Awards

pdf Application for Jewish Studies awards

pdf Application for Study in Israel awards (open to all students)

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.

2018 Year End Program

On May 2, 2018, faculty, students, family, and friends, came together in the Tanzman Hall of Jewish Learning to honor students’ accomplishments in the field of Jewish studies. The Bildner Center and the Department of Jewish Studies presented awards to seven students in recognition of their academic achievements in the field of Jewish studies. Awards presented to students who will plan to study in Israel include one will participate in the DanceJerusalem program in Israel in fall 2018 and another will participate in the Business in Israel program in conjunction with the Rutgers Business School.

Student Experiences

Read these students' accounts of their experiences studying abroad supported by awards from the Department of Jewish Studies and the Bildner Center.

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Dept of Jewish Studies
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New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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