Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives Fellowship Program
To provide fellowships for research and writing in some area of the American Jewish experience using the vast collection of the American Jewish Archives.
Applicants must submit a fellowship application together with a five-page (maximum) research proposal that outlines the scope of their project and lists those collections at the American Jewish Archives that are crucial to their research. Applicants should also submit two letters of support, preferably from academic colleagues. For graduate and doctoral students, one of these two letters must be from their dissertation advisor.
Covers transportation and living expenses while in residence in Cincinnati.
Fellowship application can be downloaded from the website or a request can be made to have one sent via postal mail.
- Professional development
The Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives was founded by Dr Jacob Rader Marcus in 1947 in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust. It is committed to preserving a documentary heritage of the religious, organizational, economic, cultural, personal, social and family life of American Jewry. It contains nearly 5,000 linear feet of archives, manuscripts, newsprint materials, photographs, audio and video tapes, microfilm and genealogical materials.