UCLA Undergraduate Student Awards
Supports: Innovative research that connects academic work/ creative endeavors in any field of Jewish Studies with the broader community, or language skill development.
Amount: up to $3,000 per summer or quarter
Supports: Programs of study, internships or research projects that apply the knowledge of the Jewish experience, and especially the lessons of the Holocaust, to contemporary society and social justice issues.
Amount: up to $2,500 per summer or quarter
Ted and Kathleen Buchalter Centennial Scholars Award for Jewish Understanding for UCLA Undergraduate Students
The purpose of this award is to support UCLA undergraduate students to participate in programs and activities that help build understanding among Jewish and non-Jewish students.
Alan D. Leve Undergraduate Research & Travel Grant for Student Excellence
These grants are intended to defray costs associated with short-term research or study in the field of Jewish Studies at UCLA, including but not limited to travel stipends and summer research project stipends.
UCLA Graduate Student Awards
Stephen O. Lesser Chinese Travel Grant in Jewish Studies
Supports graduate students engaged in Jewish Studies to travel to China for 7-10 days to meet with students and faculty working at Nanjing University.
The Fellowship is open to any UCLA graduate student engaged in Holocaust related research including, but not limited to:
• Comparative literary and cultural approaches to Holocaust memory and representation.
• The evolution of knowledge of, and disciplinary approaches to, the Holocaust.
• The near destruction and revival of Yiddish language, literature, and historiography.
• The “universalization” of the Holocaust and its relation to other instances of genocide.
• Understudied areas of research on the borders of the Holocaust.
Supports graduate students by defraying costs associated with short-term research or study in the field of Jewish studies.
Supports graduate students by defraying costs associated with short-term research or study in the field of Jewish studies. The Roter research fund was established by UCLA Professor Emerita Ellen Dirksen in honor of her parents, Chaskel and Sara Roter.
This grant is intended to defray costs associated with short-term research or study in the field of Jewish Studies at UCLA, including but not limited to graduate fellowships, travel stipends, and summer research project stipends.