Research Fellowship Call for Proposals

 The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society (NMJHS)
Announces the 2020 New Mexico Jewish History Research Fellowship

Call for Applications Opens: August 17, 2019
Deadline for Applications: November 30, 2019

Who may apply?

  • For this grant cycle, the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society will fund one grant for a scholar pursuing research on the Jewish history of New Mexico
  • Applicants enrolled in an accredited college or university and conducting research toward a graduate degree at that institution; or
  • Applicants with a graduate degree in any field or discipline from an accredited college or university; or
  • Independent scholars recognized as authorities in any field or discipline that advances an understanding and appreciation of New Mexico Jewish Independent scholars would include individuals such as community historians, etc., regardless of academic credentials.

How do I Apply?

The application is composed of four parts:

  1. A cover letter detailing your eligibility, research project, and time frame of
  2. An abstract, not exceeding 300 words describing the topic of the proposed research and summarizing its purpose and
  3. A research proposal, not exceeding six pages in The proposal should describe what you intend to accomplish during the fellowship period and what New Mexico archives and other research materials you plan to use.
  4. A current curriculum vitae that does not exceed four pages. The heading should clearly include your full name and residential address, a telephone number and e-mail address where you may be easily Academic and work experience should also be included.

Applications must arrive at the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society no later than 5:00 p.m. MST on November 30, 2019.

Mail to:

5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, N.M. 87109

No electronic copies, please!

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Linda A. Goff
President, NMJHS

Post-Award Requirements: 

  • History scholars should conduct research at a New Mexico archival repository or Library collections containing material relative to the history of Jewish New
  • Prior to the conclusion of the fellowship period, if the recipient is a New Mexico resident history scholar, then he/she is required to give a public lecture, scheduled in coordination with the Office of the State Historian, based on the research accomplished during the fellowship
  • History Scholars are requested to submit an article based on their research for consideration for publication in the NMJHS Quarterly Newsletter,

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