Application deadline is March 1st
The Magnes Fellowship in Jewish Studies was established to support for one academic year graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley, whose research would benefit from the use of source materials in the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library.
Recipients of the Fellowship, designated as Magnes Fellows, shall be graduate students enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, who demonstrate high academic distinction. Students must be beyond the first year of graduate study.The amount of the award will cover fees and stipend for the graduate student for a year.
Applicant's statement of purpose must describe how the research project will make use of the Magnes Collection. Selection committee, appointed by the Director of The Bancroft Library and including Jewish Studies Program faculty, will determine the recipient based on: statement of purpose, transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework, and three letters of recommendation from instructors.