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The Jewish Studies Program provides several graduate student fellowships and other funding opportunities. Recurring opportunities are listed below with their amounts, although these can vary depending on funding. Please check back here for current information.

 

Opportunities for Academic Year 2022-2023 have already been awarded. Please check back in Spring 2023 for opportunities for Academic Year 2023-2024.

 

 

Gumpel Fellowship

The Dita and Erwin Gumpel Judaic Studies Endowed Fellowship

The Gumpel is a $10,000 fellowship awarded to current and incoming PhD students working in the Jewish Studies field. Students are nominated by faculty members based on how the students' work contributes to the field of Jewish Studies.

Katzin Fellowship

The Katzin in Perpetuity (KIP) Fellowship

The KIP is a $5,000 fellowship awarded to current and incoming PhD students working in the Jewish Studies field. Students are nominated by faculty members based on how the students' work contributes to the field of Jewish Studies.

Jewish Studies Program Grants and Stipends

Jewish Studies Program Grants and Stipends

The Jewish Studies Program awards grants and stipends to support to UC San Diego graduate student work on a case by case basis. The amount of the award varies depending on student need and fund availability. Please contact the Jewish Studies Program at jewishstudies@ucsd.edu.

Hebrew Teaching Assistant

Hebrew Teaching Assistant

The Jewish Studies Program hires a teaching assistant for our first-year Hebrew courses. Appointments vary based on program needs. The TA teaches one or two one-hour sections under the supervision of the Hebrew Languages Instructors. Office hours, preparation, and grading required. Resume or CV detailing language and/or teaching background and Statement of purpose hand written in Hebrew required. Please visit the Graduate Division Employment website for job announcements or contact the Jewish Studies Program at jewishstudies@ucsd.edu. Job postings are generally posted early in the quarter for hiring the following quarter, with Fall TA opportunities being posted at the beginning of the spring quarter prior.