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The Center for Jewish History is currently accepting applications for its dissertation research fellowships: The Center for Jewish History offers fellowships to doctoral candidates to support original research using the collections at the Center. Preference is given to those candidates who draw on the library and archival resources of more than one partner institution. Fellowships carry a stipend of up to $15,000 for a period of one academic year. Applicants for the fellowship must have completed all requirements (coursework, exams, dissertation proposal) for the doctoral degree except for the dissertation. It is required that each fellow spend a minimum of 3 days/week in residence in the Lillian Goldman Reading Room using the archival and library resources. Fellows must also participate in the Center for Jewish History Fellowship Seminar Program and deliver a minimum of one lecture based on research at the Center and the collections used. The fellowship is open to qualified doctoral candidates from accredited domestic and international institutions. All application material, including letters of reference, must be received by February 4, 2013 for full consideration. Application Requirements: 1. Cover letter stating area of interest, knowledge of relevant languages, and how the project relates to the general mission of the Center for Jewish History 2. Research proposal of no more than four pages double-spaced, including specific reference to the collections at the Center<http://catalog.cjh.org> and clearly stated goals for research during the period of the fellowship 3. A one-page bibliography of important secondary sources for the project 4. Curriculum Vitae, including contact information, education, publications, award/fellowships received, scholarly and/or museum activities, teaching experience, and any other relevant work experience 5. Official graduate school transcript 6. Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the candidate's adviser, which address the significance of the candidate's work for his or her field, as well as the candidate's ability to fulfill the proposed work 7. Letters should be sent under separate cover - or via a separate email - to the address below. All of the other application materials should be sent together electronically as one continuous PDF document Applications are to be submitted to: Judith C. Siegel Director of Academic and Public Programs Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street New York, NY 10011 United States of America Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ethan Zadoff Coordinator of Fellowship Programs Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street New York, NY 10011 (212)-294-8303 email@example.com