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2022 AJS Contingent Faculty and Independent Scholar Research Grants

The Association for Jewish Studies is pleased to offer its inaugural Contingent Faculty and Independent Scholar Research Grants. The AJS will award five research grants of $1,000 each. Eligible applicants must be current AJS members and hold a PhD. These awards are meant to assist scholars who do not have any guaranteed institutional funding.

Research funds may be used to support travel to archives or libraries or to pay for childcare while you are conducting research. These are examples and not an exhaustive list.

Deadline to Apply: June 3, 2022

Qualifications

  1. •    Applicants must have a PhD.
  2. •    Applicants must be current AJS members for the 2022 membership year (January - December 2022).
  3. •    These grants are reserved for contingent faculty and independent scholars.
  4. •    The research must take place between June 2022 and May 2023.

Application Requirements

A complete application includes:

  1. •    A CV
  2. •    A 1 - 2 page research proposal
  3. •    An annotated budget explaining how you will use the funds

Questions? Contact Amy Weiss at aweiss@associationforjewishstudies.org