Announcements of Interest 

Israel Institute Grants for New Course Development

The Israel Institute is pleased to offer Faculty Development Grants to tenured or tenure-track professors who want to add new courses about modern Israel to their regular rotations. Grants can be used for teaching release, research, travel to Israel, honing language skills, or pursuing other activities necessary for creating a new course.

How to Apply: Please visit the Israel Institute website to learn more about eligibility, logistics, and to submit your application.

Deadline: February 13, 2024

The Israel Institute is a nonprofit organization that advances the academic study of modern Israel in partnership with leading universities around the world. We are a fully independent 501(c)(3) organization and do not accept financial support from any government entity. Should you have any questions about the program or about the Israel Institute's work, please feel free to reach out.

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Horowitz for Social Policy: PhD funding opportunities

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy will award twenty PhD students $10,000. In addition, two special awards will be issued: an additional $5,000 for the overall most outstanding project, and an additional $3,000 for the most innovative project. Further information and guidelines for application are on the Foundation’s website,

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was founded in 1997 and issued its first grants in 1999. Since then, 382 awards were given to scholars at institutions around the world. The specific mission is to provide small grants to aspiring PhD students at the dissertation level to support policy-oriented research in the social sciences.  Applicants are eligible if their dissertation project has been approved by their committee and they have not yet defended the dissertation.  

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2023.