The Morris and Bessie Emanuel PhD scholarship in Modern Jewish History and Culture
Summary of award
A fully-funded PhD studentship in The Weidenfeld Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Sussex.
We are pleased to offer a fully-funded for a three-year ‘Morris and Bessie Emanuel’ PhD. This is for an outstanding doctoral candidate wishing to pursue a research project in the field of Jewish studies, including Israel and Holocaust studies. Highly motivated current and prospective graduates with an outstanding academic record and a strong interest in the relevant topics are encouraged to apply.
The Sussex Weidenfeld Institute of Jewish is one of the few research institutions devoted to the interdisciplinary study of the history and culture of Jews that places the Jewish experience in a broader context. Committed to Create a place of learning that will not only give expression to a wide range of opinions, but will also be an incubator of new ideas and efforts aimed to enhance and deepen our civil society, the Sussex Weidenfeld Institute is to become a leading intellectual hub for the interdisciplinary study and public discussion of the Jewish experience and how it relates to the key challenges of our time.
The scholarship covers UK or international fees and provides a stipend that matches that provided for UK doctoral students by the UK Research Council.
The recipient of this scholarship will be enrolled in the doctoral programme in the School of Media and Arts at the University of Sussex. All applications should be submitted through the Sussex University postgraduate website. Please indicate on your application that you wish to be considered for the ‘The Morris and Bessie Emanuel PhD scholarship.’ Further information on application procedures can be found at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/pg/applying/2016entry
How to apply
Applicants must apply online for a PhD at Sussex.
With your application please include:
– Research proposal (2500 words)
– Statement of purpose (500 words)
– Copy of MA diploma
– Two letters of recommendation
For an informal discussion to find out more about the scholarships, please contact Gideon Reuveni via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the submission or status of your application can be directed to Paige.Thompson@sussex.ac.uk