Shohet Scholars Research Grants in the United States

The International Catacomb Society is pleased to invite applications for the Shohet Scholars Research Grants. Both U.S. and overseas citizens are welcome to apply. They will be conducting a research in the United States. Up to 4 awards are given annually. The deadline is updated every year.

About the Sponsor (s)
The International Catacomb Society is an MA 501 (c)(3) nonprofit educational organization located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The mission is to provide for and to promote awareness of the need for the preservation, restoration, and maintenance of the Jewish catacombs in Rome, and of other sites which likewise manifest the cultures and customs of religions under the Roman Empire, and to document such activities.

Award Value
They winners may expect to receive up to $30,000.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in ant field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Scholars of all institutional affiliations and independent scholars may apply for Shohet Scholar funding if they are individual or institutional members of the ICS at the time of the application submission deadline of January 15, and in possession of a doctoral degree or the equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants in the early postdoctoral or launching stage of their careers (i.e., persons awarded the doctorate within six years prior to the application deadline).
  • Non-U.S. citizens may apply if a co-applicant is a legal resident or native or naturalized citizen of the U.S.A., meets all eligibility requirements, and has a genuinely collaborative and credited leadership role in the proposal. Co-applicants must submit as individuals all the necessary forms except for the research proposal, list of permissions, and budget proposal, which may be filed jointly.
  • Employees, contractors, and members of the Board of Directors or Advisory Board of the ICS and their families are ineligible. No applicant will be denied consideration or selection because of race, religion, or ethnic origin. Any fraudulent misrepresentation of self and information about a proposal will result in a disqualification.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Please find further instruction at the “website and application link” below.

Submission Deadline
Updated every year.

Website and Application Link

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