EHRI Research Fellowships in Holocaust Studies, 2017


The European Holocaust Research infrastructure (EHRI) is currently inviting applications for the EHRI Research Fellowship. This award is available for European researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, and PhD candidates who are willing to co ducting research in the field of Holocaust Studies. The winning fellows will receive benefits of fully-funded award covering all of the relevant expenses. To apply, the application packet must be submitted by the deadline below.

Fellowship Description
The EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow. The fellowships intend to support researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited resources. The fellowships are funded by the European Union under the rules of transnational access and are thus principally open to applicants working at institutions established in member (the EU-28) and associate states. By EU regulations, participation by Fellows working at institutions in third countries is limited to 20% of the total amount of units of access provided by EHRI.

Award Value
Each of successful applicants will receive award that covers a stipend for housing and living expenses as well as travel to and from the inviting institution. These stipends follow the practices of the inviting institution or institutions. Recipients are responsible for securing visas if necessary. Fellows will have access to the research infrastructure of the respective EHRI partner institution including access to a computer.

Level and Area of Studies
Research degree the field of Holocaust Studies.

Place of Study
In one of the EHRI partner institutions in Europe.

Eligibility and Criteria
Preference will be given to candidates from Central and Eastern Europe. You may find the specific criteria at the website link below. You may also contact the employer for further information.

Applicants’ Nationality
Students from most European countries are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
The application packet must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • A completed application form.
  • A curriculum vitae (maximum-! – 2 pages).
  • A four to five page (1,250 to maximum– ! –1,500 words) detailed research project proposal related to the Holocaust.
  • A letter of recommendation from a reputable academic who is familiar with the applicant’s work. A letter of recommendation should include evaluation of the applicant’s proposed research as well as the overall quality of the applicant’s work. The letter may be sent by email as a scan.
  • Applicants must also designate a second recommender in the application form. The recommender may be contacted directly by EHRI.

Submission Deadline

31 December 2017

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