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Undergraduate Travel and Research Grants in Jewish Studies



Student Conference, Travel and Research

(Applications Accepted Year-round)

Each year the Melton Center allocates up to $600 of total support for which students may apply in the following areas:

  • Travel to an academic conference in which the student delivers a paper on a topic related to Jewish Studies; up to $100 is available for travel to a Jewish Studies conference in which a student does not read a paper.
  • Travel or research that is clearly related to a major project in Jewish Studies that forms part of the student's academic program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current enrollment as an undergraduate at Ohio State and continued enrollment for the following year
  • Applicants must have completed two courses in an area of Jewish Studies

Application Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Detailed budget including program expenses and travel, including the dollar amount you are are able to contribute.
  • A copy of an Advising Report
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members. Electronic letters of recommendation are acceptable
  • A one-page statement about the conference or intended area of research

Please send application materials to fireman.2@osu.edu

Education Abroad

Ohio State's Office of International Affairs offers numerous study abroad programs in over 40 different countries, and the Melton Center offers generous scholarships to Hebrew University and a scholarship to students who wish to study Yiddish or German abroad (preference given to those who wish to study Yiddish).