Apply to the Fellowship Program

Applications for the 2022-23 Fellowship Program are now closed.

The Fellowship Program is open to recent graduates of undergraduate and graduate programs.  Applications must include:

  • Completed application form, including your cover letter, CV/resume, and Yiddish writing sample (Yiddish education fellowship only) 
  • 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: [email protected].

Zoom interviews with finalists will be conducted in January and February.

QUESTIONS? Contact Gretchen Fiordalice, director of education administration, at [email protected].

Our online form now allows you to save a draft of your application. Click the “save draft” button at the bottom of the page and copy and save the secure link that appears in the green box at the top of the screen.