Student Awards


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 3, 2023


Questions about applying? Contact Prof. Michal Raucher.

Excellence in Jewish Studies Awards recognize achievements by Rutgers students in the field of Jewish Studies. To be eligible for an award, students must have taken at least two courses in Jewish Studies. Selection is based upon a sustained record of achievement in Jewish Studies. Prior recipients may reapply. Graduate students at Rutgers enrolled in M.A. or Ph.D. programs with a Jewish Studies focus are also eligible for consideration.

Application for 2023 Excellence in Jewish Studies Award

Research in Jewish Studies Awards are available to students (both undergraduate and graduate) who plan to conduct research related to the field of Jewish Studies in fulfillment of an honors project, senior thesis, capstone project, summer research project, graduate thesis, doctoral dissertation, etc.

Note: Jewish Studies students who wish to study or do research in Israel may also apply for Study in Israel awards.

Application for 2023 Research in Jewish Studies Award

Study in Israel/Abroad Awards provide financial support to full-time Rutgers students (both undergraduate and graduate) to study at any of the six accredited Israeli universities: Hebrew University, Tel-Aviv University, Bar-Ilan University, Ben-Gurion University, University of Haifa, and the Technion, or to enroll in a program of Jewish Studies at universities in other countries.

Application for 2023 Study in Israel/Abroad Award


Past Student Award Recipients

2019 Awards GroupPhoto Gallery

Student Experiences

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