January 16, 2013

Belofsky Full Tuition Doctoral Fellowships for International and USA Students

Belofsky Fellowships in Holocaust Studies

Course(s) Offered: Humanities
Course Level Postgraduate (PhD, fellowships)
Provider: University of Texas
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
The University of Texas at Dallas welcomes applications from exceptionally well-qualified students for appointment as the Belofsky Graduate Fellow in The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies of the School of Arts & Humanities.

This scholarship is open to students who want to work on topics related to the Holocaust and its consequences, and who have been accepted to the PhD. program of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Both American and international students are very warmly welcomed.

Eligibility
Exceptional, well-qualified students wishing to pursue a Ph.D. degree in the School of Arts & Humanities.

The School of Arts & Humanities offers a Ph.D. in Humanities with concentrations in Aesthetic Studies, History of Ideas, and Literary Studies, emphasizing interdisciplinary study and research.

The scholarship is open to students wishing to pursue doctoral degrees in the areas of Holocaust, modern Jewish culture, or comparative perspectives on the American and European Jewish experience.

We welcome both American and international students.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (i.e. this is scholarship for international students and Americans)

Participating Institutions
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Texas; Dallas. United States (USA)

Fields of study
Scholarship for Ph.D. in Humanities with concentrations in Aesthetic Studies, History of Ideas, and Studies in Literature, with each of them emphasizing interdisciplinary study and research.

The Holocaust Studies Program spans a multi-faceted curriculum.

Number of awards
This has NOT been specified

Sponsorship duration
The is a FULL TUITION scholarship lasting the whole duration of the doctoral program - up to five years, subject to satisfactory progress toward the Ph.D. degree.

Scholarship benefits
Belofsky Fellows receive 12-month stipends of $20,000 along with complete remission of all UT Dallas tuition and fees annually for up to five years.

Fellows have no required teaching responsibilities or other work assignments.

Method of Application
Application MUST Include:
  1. The application form, completed in full with signature (please download from here).
  2. Three letters of recommendation from current or former college instructors able to judge your probable success in a doctoral program.
  3. A statement of purpose (approximately 650 words), a CV, a full transcript, a scholarly writing sample (5-25 pages) on a topic related to the Holocaust, modern Jewish culture, or comparative perspectives on the American and European Jewish experience.
Completed applications should be mailed no later than the deadline date below to:

Debbie Pfister
The University of Texas at Dallas Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies
800 W. Campbell Rd., JO 31
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: 972-883-2735
Fax: 972-883-2101
dhpf@utdallas.edu
www.utdallas.edu/holocaust

DEADLINES:
All applications must be received on or before February 1, 2013.

PLEASE NOTE:
Exceptional, well-qualified holders of Bachelor or Masters degree wishing to pursue a Ph.D. degree in the School of Arts and Humanities are welcome to apply.

Belofsky Fellows will have the opportunity to pursue doctoral studies under the supervision of Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsvath, Dr. Nils Roemer, or Dr. David Patterson.

The Holocaust Studies Program spans a multi-faceted curriculum, and is enriched by the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, the Leah and Paul Lewis Chair in Holocaust Studies, the Burton C. Einspruch Holocaust Lecture Series, and the Arnold A. Jaffe Holocaust Book Collection.

Application Deadline: 1 February 2013
Open for International Students: No

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