Applications are now closed.
The application period for the 2018-2019 Yiddish Book Center Fellowship has ended. Applicants will be notified of admissions decisions by March 1, 2018.
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General Application Information
The Fellowship Program is open to recent graduates of undergraduate and graduate programs. Applications must include:
- Completed application form, including your CV/Resume
- Official academic transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work, sent directly by the college or university. (Note: if the university is unable to send by email, we will accept by fax to 413-256-4700, or mail to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002, USA, attention: Fellowship Program.)
- Three reference letters (including at least one from an academic instructor and at least one from a professional supervisor), sent directly by the recommenders. (Note: if the recommender is unable to send by email, we will accept by fax to 413-256-4700, or mail to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002, USA, attention: Fellowship Program.)
Transcripts and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to: Phoenix Wyatt, education program assistant, at [email protected].
Telephone interviews with finalists will be conducted in January and February, and applicants will be notified of our decisions by early March.
QUESTIONS? Contact Gretchen Fiordalice, director of education administration, at [email protected] or 413-256-4900, ext. 103.
Our online form now allows you to save a draft of your application. Click the “save draft” button at the bottom of the page, enter your e-mail, and you’ll be sent a personalized link to return to your draft at any time.