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Sara and Albert Reuben Scholarships to support the Study of the Holocaust

2017-2018 Sara and Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support Study of the Holocaust

(Instructions below for IUB undergraduates: non-Jewish studies majors, certificate students, or Hebrew minor students)

Two Scholarships: One up to $3,000 & one up to $10,000

Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017

During the academic year 2017-2018, the Sara and Albert Reuben scholarships may support funding to attend Holocaust-related conferences, to do research in archives and libraries, to subsidize a Holocaust-related internship, to engage in research and to support honors theses, and other academic initiatives related to the Holocaust. The monies can be awarded in the fall, spring, or summer when the recipient is a full-time student.

Important Note: Graduate students see Graduate Funding Opportunities for information to apply. Current Jewish Studies majors, certificate, minors, and Hebrew minor students go to “Scholarships & Internships for Continuing Jewish Studies Students" (above) for instructions and forms to apply.

Directions below are for all other IU Bloomington undergraduate students:

  1. REQUIREMENTS: The scholarships are open to all Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate and graduate students from any department or college on campus. Undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.4. Students must be enrolled at Indiana University Bloomington during the Spring 2017 semester (the semester of application) and continue as enrolled students during the semester or year when the scholarship funding is awarded.
  2. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a proposal, budget, resume, and letter of reference to Dr. Carolyn Lipson-Walker, Assistant Director, via e-mail: or to Dr. Lipson-Walker at: Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Global & International Studies Building, 355 N. Jordan Avenue, Room 4023, Bloomington, IN 47405-1105; Phone (812) 855-0453; FAX (812) 855-4314.
  3. ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS: Recipients will be notified in early April, 2017 and will be recognized at the annual Jewish Studies Program Student-Faculty Dinner on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

These scholarships are a gift from Candice and the late Larry Reuben in memory of parents Sara and Albert Reuben who were committed to the advancement of learning and research about this crucial dimension of modern history.