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Sharon Abramson Research Grant

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Graduate Students and
IHE Faculty for Research on the Holocaust of European Jewry

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Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF)

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Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and university and college faculty for research projects and published material related to the Holocaust. Applicants from all disciplines are encouraged to apply for funds. Funding is intended to help graduate students and faculty members complete projects and publish on a variety of topics, including the history of the Holocaust itself and depictions of the Holocaust in literature and film.

The Holocaust Educational Foundation is dedicated to the support of teaching and research about the Holocaust at institutions worldwide. The term Holocaust designates the persecution and genocide of European Jewry in the mid-twentieth century.

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GrantWatch ID#: 176888

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $4,000

Term of Contract:

Grants are for support of activities to be conducted between September 2019 and August 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Graduate students in PhD programs who have completed their qualifying exams and university/college faculty at all levels whose research centers on the Holocaust are eligible for this grant.

Pre-Application Information:

All applications must be received by February 1, 2019. HEF will notify awardees in March 2019.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Two Letters of Recommendation should be emailed separately by recommenders to with the subject line “Sharon Abramson Research Grant Recommendation for Name of Applicant.”

Holocaust Educational Foundation
Northwestern University
619 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 467-4408

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