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Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies

2022-2023 Fellowships and Awards

Submission Deadline:  February 1, 2022

All awards are for one year. Many are available in the area of Jewish Studies generally; many are available even if you have won the award in a previous year (they are renewable). Please read each description carefully. Application Instructions follow the descriptions.

How to apply

Application Instructions:

Application instructions:

Applicants should direct all materials for the 2021 due date in PDF format to care of Dr. Norman Ravvin, Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies, Department of Religions and Cultures. Reference letters may be sent directly to Any queries in advance to  or to


Items to be submitted:

1.      Application form (see below). To apply for the Romek-Hornstein award as well, please also submit the additional application form required (see below).

2.      Exceptionally. in 2021, a copy of your transcripts is fine.

3.      An up-to-date curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and relevant professional and research experience.

4.      A statement of purpose. In order to give the adjudication committee an idea of the path you see for yourself and its relationship to this program, please include: a short description of proposed research for thesis or capstone project and (if you are not a PhD student) for future (graduate) research; a statement about what makes such research of interest or important; a presentation of your intended career path; and a listing of the academic, research, and/or extracurricular work you have done that is relevant. If travel is part of your proposal, please describe it. In addition, you should highlight your accomplishments in research, particularly as they relate to your current and intended scholarship. A budget is not necessary; rather clarity of research purpose and of goals in the funded year are of interest to the committee. Please do not focus on broad generalizations but on specifics. (Maximum 750 words).

5.      Two letters of recommendation from past professors or professional mentors. These letters should focus on your academic and other relevant skills and on any of your accomplishments that suggest you will be successful in graduate work. Specific details are helpful. Broad generalizations are not.

6.      Please indicate which fellowships you wish to apply for. You may state that you wish to be considered for all fellowships for which you are eligible (However, the Romek-Hornstein award requires the additional form).

For additional information, please contact:

The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies

SB-215, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8

Telephone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 8760

Fax: (514) 848-4540

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