$5,000  Brandeis University USA Scholarships | HBI LGBTQ Jewish Studies Research Awards 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Arts and Culture
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details


The United States provides international students with a multitude of higher-education possibilities that cannot be found anywhere else in the world due to its top-notch academic programs, world-class institutions, and unparalleled diversity. More than a million international students come to the United States each year to take advantage of its excellent educational system and cultural diversity. Foreign students already make up over 5% of all college students in the United States, and this percentage is expected to rise in the coming years.

The United States of America is open to students of all backgrounds and genders. Each year, the U.S. government provides hundreds of international students with full or partial funding through scholarships. Scholarships like the Knight-Hennessy Scholars and Fulbright Foreign Student Programs make it possible for international students to study at universities in the United States. If you want to learn more about college funding options, you can do so in the United States.


Fourteen grants totaling $49,000 were distributed by HBI that year. HBI provides funding for scholarly and creative endeavors that advance the study of Jewish women and gender across disciplines. Everyone in the student body is welcome to apply. In 2022 and 2023, Brandeis University will be accepting applications for the HBI LGBTQ Jewish Studies Research Awards. For those interested, the HBI LGBTQ Jewish Studies Research Awards 2022-23 are now open to students at Brandeis University who are currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in an approved advanced degree research program.

The Brandeis administration has made an official announcement on scholarships for the forthcoming school year. It’s widely regarded as one of the world’s best educational facilities. Brandeis University, located in Massachusetts, United States, was established in 1948 as a non-denominational, coeducational university supported by the Jewish community. Each year, Brandeis University extends these financial aid packages to incoming freshmen. The HBI LGBTQ Jewish Studies Research Awards 2022-23 will provide exceptional undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students with access to cutting-edge research in the field.


About the Scholarship Provider:

In 1948, members of the American Jewish community came together to found Brandeis University, a private, non-profit research institution. The Louis D. Brandeis Institute was founded as an atheist-led organization. A total of 13 teachers and 107 pupils were on hand for the first day of classes. The university has evolved into one of the top research centers in the world. AAU, NAICU, UPNE, and AICUM all recognize the university as legitimate. It has affiliations to both the Boston Consortium and the Association of American Universities. Through the Boston Consortium, Brandeis University students can sign up for classes at other member universities like Tufts, Boston University, and Boston College.

The primary campus is located around 14 kilometers from Boston. The Rose Art Museum, the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, the Heller School of Social Policy and Management, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Heller Library are all located on the 235-acre campus. The library’s special collection of rare books, manuscripts, photos, etc., is a valuable asset to the university’s academic mission. In total, there are about 2 million books, 45,000 electronic journals, and 4,000 videos available through the library. Brandeis University is a part of the Boston Library Consortium, which means that faculty and students can borrow books from other member libraries.

The Jewish community is a focus of study at the university’s Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies. The first of its kind in the United States, it opened its doors in 1980. Brandeis also houses the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, and the Women’s Studies Research Center. These centers fund studies focusing on issues of diversity and inclusion in the United States, particularly as they pertain to women, the Jewish community, and other understudied groups.


Degrees can be earned in a wide variety of fields at Brandeis University, including the arts, sciences, business, the social sciences, and journalism. More than 3,600 students are enrolled in the university as undergraduates, and more than 2,100 are enrolled as graduate or professional students. The university has the seventh largest international student population in the country, with 20% of its undergraduates coming from outside the United States. Professors on staff range from intellectual pioneers to award-winning experts in their professions. The institution has 366 full-time faculty members and another 176 or so part-time instructors. The institution has about 5800 students and 542 faculty members, for a student-faculty ratio of 10:1.

A number of influential and ground-breaking figures from various fields are among Brandeis University’s alums. Politicians, scientists, professors, sportsmen, artists, authors, businesspeople, and media figures are just a few of the illustrious alumni and awardees from the university. Some of the university’s notable alums include Olaf Olafsson (Executive Vice President, Time Warner), Greg Zuckerman (Special Writer, Wall Street Journal), Mitch Albom (Author), Anand Patwardhan (Documentary Filmmaker, India), Nancy Richler (Canadian Author), Lindsay Gardner (Media Executive, India), and Arunoday Singh (Indian Actor).


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Brandeis University

Scholarship Country:  United States  of America

Scholarship Worth: $5,000 

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • Junior fellowships up to $2,000 are offered to graduate students participating in approved Ph.D. programs and young scholars – often within two years of completing a Ph.D.
  • Senior grants with a maximum reward of $5,000 are available to seasoned researchers and professionals.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • All applications are welcome, regardless of gender or religious affiliation.
  • Applications written in English and submitted from countries other than the United States are encouraged.

Requirements for Proposals

  • Description of the Project
  • A research proposal that describes the nature of the study, its goals, and the extent of the work that will be done. In the description, you should be sure to provide information about the history of the project, as well as its precise goals, working hypothesis, and methodology. Include a statement that describes in fully the particular aspect of the project that will be supported financially by the Research Award (1,500 word maximum).
  • Please note that if the project involves interviews, the interview questions should be attached to the description of the project.
  • Contribution to the Cause Statement
  • A discussion of the pertinent literature and an explanation of how your study will make an innovative addition to the subject of Jewish Gender Studies are both required (500 word maximum).
  • Form for Summarizing Proposals
  • Project Abstract (250 words maximum)
  • Timeline (200 words maximum)
  • Budget
  • Document Containing Individual Details
  • Writing Sample
  • A sample of your writing done in English (5–10 pages). Samples may be public or unpublished, depending on the author’s preference.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Four pages maximum. Works or publications that have an especially strong bearing on the study proposal may be denoted with an asterisk (**)
  • Evaluation of the Project, Along with a Recommendation Letter
  • Only applications from juniors will be accepted.
  • Extra Necessary Particulars to Be Noted
  • All creative writing, filmmaking, visual art, and performance art proposals are required to contain the necessary supporting information (see next accordion).

Additional Requirements for Proposals in the Creative Arts Category

  • The topic of gender must be addressed in the projects; those projects by or about Jewish artists that do not address the topic of gender will not be accepted. Proposals in Film and Video, Performance Art, Visual Art, and Creative Writing may omit the Statement of Contribution and the Writing Sample but require the resources mentioned below.
  • Film and Video
  • Complete film/video treatment
  • a portion of the currently active project on video or DVD, or a sampling of prior work (Internet link or 2 DVDs)
  • 1–2 critiques of already completed work
  • Name of a recognized expert in the field who is able to vouch for both you and your work.
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • a portion of a previous performance captured on video, DVD, or CD (Internet link or 2 DVDs)
  • A list of possible places to hold performances
  • 1–2 critiques of already completed work
  • Name of a recognized expert in the field who is able to vouch for both you and your work.
  • Visual Arts
  • Photographs of either recent or older work (electronic versions preferred) (Internet connection or 2 CDs)
  • A list of possible locations for exhibits
  • 1–2 critiques of already completed work
  • Name of a recognized expert in the field who is able to vouch for both you and your work.
  • Writing of a Creative Nature
  • 10–20 page writing sample
  • 1–2 critiques of already completed work
  • Name of a recognized expert in the field who is able to vouch for both you and your work.
  • Deadline: September 16, 2022

Procedure for Evaluation

  • Excellence is taken into consideration when deciding who should receive research awards. Each proposal is kept in strict confidence and given a thorough examination by a minimum of two professionals from the outside, in addition to receiving further feedback from members of the HBI’s Academic Advisory Committee.
  • Please be aware that HBI Research Awards are treated as taxable income. It is possible for taxes to be withheld from rewards given to non-resident aliens and awardees who do not file a tax return in the United States.



The Brandeis University USA Scholarships | HBI LGBTQ Jewish Studies Research Awards 2022  is open to all International Students


Awarding international students with tuition waivers for the 2022-2023 school year in select degree programs, the University of Innsbruck in Austria is committed to removing financial barriers to education. This award is for international students who have demonstrated academic excellence. Scholars of all levels are urged to apply for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year at the university.


Application Procedure

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Application Deadline

The application deadline for the Brandeis University USA Scholarships | HBI LGBTQ Jewish Studies Research Awards 2022  is  September 16, 2022

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