LBI/DAAD Fellowships

LBI and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provide financial support to American doctoral students for dissertation research and to young academics for the preparation of a scholarly essay or book. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Research at the LBI New York

The LBI and the DAAD announce the availability of two fellowships per year for doctoral students affiliated with an accredited U.S. institution of higher education or recent Ph.D.’s. They provide financial assistance to students for dissertation research work and to academics for writing a scholarly essay or book. Extensive use of LBI New York resources is to aid research projects falling within the field of study served by the LBI, namely the social, communal and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry.

The fellowship consists of a stipend of $2000, paid in two installments of $1000, and is normally used within one calendar year. Support for travel or family members is not available.

Applicants must be US citizens, and Ph.D. candidates or recent Ph.D’s who have received their degrees within the preceding two years.

The online application & the online application guidelines are found at:

http://www.daad.org/?p=leobaeck

Research in the Federal Republic of Germany

The LBI and the DAAD announce the availability of one six- month, or two three-month graduate fellowship(s), per year, for doctoral students or academics affiliated with an accredited U.S. institution of higher education. The fellowship is to provide financial assistance to doctoral students doing research for their dissertation and to academics in the preparation of a scholarly essay or book that requires a period of research in libraries, archives or research institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany. The research must be in the field of study served by the LBI, i.e. the social, communal and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry.

The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend of approximately €1,000, health insurance, and a flat rate subsidy for travel costs (US East: €775/West: 1,000). The stipend will be paid in monthly installments after arrival in the Federal Republic of Germany. Support for family members is not available.

The fellowship must be started between six and 12 months after the application deadline.

Applicants must be US citizens, and Ph.D. candidates or recent Ph.D.s. who have received their degrees within the preceding two years.

The online application & the online application guidelines are found at:

http://www.daad.org/?p=leobaeck

For any questions please email Dr. Frank Mecklenburg at fmecklenburg@lbi.cjh.org.