Judaic Studies

Graduate Student Research Award Funded by the Saul Z. Cohen fund

We are accepting applications for fall 2022 graduate student research awards.


The Program in Judaic Studies aims to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown University. To that end, we announce research grants for Brown doctoral students working in related fields. Funds may be used in a wide variety of ways, including acquisition of research materials, expenses related to presenting a paper at a conference, etc.  Preference will be given to those who have taken courses in or who plan to work with an adviser in the Program in Judaic Studies.


Applicants must be currently enrolled in a doctoral program at Brown University. For detailed information on submission requirements, download an application cover sheet below.  Fall submission deadline is October 7th at noon.  Submissions must include a completed application cover sheet.  Award notifications will be sent via email after October 24, 2022 and paid upon successful submission of supporting receipts.

How to Apply

Submit formal request, budget and below application form in one pdf to judaic@brown.edu by the deadline below. 

Application cover sheet: Download application form

Submission deadline: October 7, 2022 at noon. 

Award notifications: October 24, 2022 via email. 

Award distribution: After submission of proof of expense.