Scholarship Opportunities

Donna Winkelman & Thomas Easthope Endowed Scholarship in Jewish Studies

The Center for Jewish Studies offers scholarships from $250 to $1000 for students participating in EMU travel courses (domestic or international) related to Jewish Studies. This is eligible for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Applications for study/travel courses over the winter term will be due November 15. Applications for summer term study/travel courses will be March 20.

Eligibility and Award Criteria

Both graduate and undergraduate students participating in an EMU travel course related to Jewish Studies are eligible to apply.

To apply:

  • Candidates must be have a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall.
  • Please send applications to [email protected].

Parts of the Application

  1. Application Essay: Students must write an essay, 1-2 pages in length explaining how this study abroad opportunity will broaden your understanding of Jewish Studies.
  2. An Unofficial Copy of your Academic Transcript which should list all of your courses and grades to-date must be submitted along with your application.
  3. One Letter of Recommendation sent directly from a faculty member. Allow reasonable time for faculty to write letters for you. Ask your referees to send the letters directly to Dr. Robert Erlewine ([email protected]).