Awards to Support Study and/or Research

With thanks to our generous donors, we are pleased to offer the following awards to support study or research in Jewish studies at the UW, at institutions in the U.S. with educational programs not available on this campus, and abroad. Within this category, we also offer awards making it possible for students to present research papers at academic conferences.

* Robert and Lynn Berman Scholarship
Research-related travel or travel to professional conferences

*Rachel Feldhay Brenner Award for Research and Study of the Holocaust
Research and study of the Holocaust

* Michael Kaplan Graduate Research Award in Jewish Civilization
Graduate research in Jewish studies

* Ida and Isaac Lipton Scholarship for Study Abroad
Study abroad during the summer or the academic year

* Ida and Isaac Lipton Scholarship for Domestic Study
Educational opportunities within the United States but not available at UW–Madison, such as language courses or summer seminars

* Charles and Gayle Mazursky Award
Supports students pursuing degrees in Jewish Studies

* Richard D. Sincere and Debra L. Sincere Israel Studies Scholarship
Research or study in Israel

* David Sorkin Graduate Research Award in Modern Jewish History
Graduate research in modern Jewish history, with a preference for modern European Jewish history

*Laurence A. Weinstein Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Education and Jewish Studies
Supports the work of exceptional graduate students in the area of education and Jewish studies, broadly conceived

* Weinstein-Minkoff Junior Year in Israel Scholarship
Undergraduate study in Israel during the junior year in a study abroad program at a recognized Israeli university

For more information about the application process, please e-mail

Please note that receiving an award may affect your financial aid package. To learn more, contact the UW-Madison Office of Financial Aid at