Thursday, February 9, 2012

2012-2013 Reuben Scholarships for Study of Holocaust open to all IUB students

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program
at Indiana University
announces the

Sara and Albert Reuben Scholarships
To Support the Study of the Holocaust

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

Application deadlines: 
Graduate students: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Undergraduates: Thursday, March 1, 2012

During the academic year 2012-2013, 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, master’s theses, or a dissertation, and other academic initiatives related to the Holocaust.  The monies can only be awarded in the fall and/or spring
when the recipient is a full-time student.

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 2012 semester (the semester of application) and continue as enrolled students during the semester or year when
the scholarship funding is awarded.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Please submit a proposal, budget, (undergraduates – a resume), and letter of reference to Professor Shaul Magid, Associate Director via e-mail: or to Professor Magid
at: Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; Phone (812) 855-0453; FAX (812) 855-4314.
Note:  Jewish Studies major, certificate, and Hebrew minor students should apply using the application forms for
continuing Jewish Studies student scholarships and internships (see below).

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS:  Recipients will be notified in early April, 2012 and will be recognized
at the annual Jewish Studies Program Student-Faculty Dinner on Sunday, April 15, 2012.

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