Research Fellowships

University of California

The Leo Baeck Institute is a research, study, and lecture center whose library and archives offer comprehensive documentation for the study of the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry.

Fellowships are awarded for research in New York or Germany on the social, communal, and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry. Financial assistance is provided to doctoral students for dissertation research and to young academics for the preparation of a scholarly essay or book.

Eligibility & Requirements

A complete application consists of the following parts:

The completed application form
Curriculum vitae
Full description of the research project
Official transcripts (graduate and undergraduate work)
Evidence of enrollment in a PhD program
Two letters of recommendation:
one by their doctoral adviser
one by another scholar familiar with their work

Application deadlines are in May and November.

Academic Level

Working on Doctoral Dissertation. Postdoctoral Scholar.


Humanities. Social Sciences.


Leo Baeck Institute (LBI)
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Last Updated :: 08/10/2023
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