Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding:Scholarships & Grants
Undergraduates enrolled as a Jewish Studies Minor and engaged in a research project in Jewish Studies or a member of Hillel at Old Dominion University are encouraged to apply for the Oscar Brandeis/Frances Levy Birshtein Scholarship and the Schwetz Scholarship Fund of the Tidewater Jewish Foundation.
Students minoring in Jewish Studies, can apply for these scholarships.
The IJIU Faculty Grant assists full-time faculty in defraying the costs for conference travel to present papers related to topics in Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding.
The aim of the initiative is to highlight and encourage faculty research in Jewish Studies and lay the foundations for possible future endowed support of faculty research endeavors.
Funds will be awarded as follows:
- Up to $250 for domestic or Canada conference travel
- Up to $500 for international conference travel
Awards will be offered to a maximum of $500 per faculty member per year.
Faculty members a can apply for conference travel funds to present Jewish Studies materials.