Scholarships, Fellowships, & Awards

With thanks to our generous donors, we are pleased to offer the following scholarships, fellowships, and awards for UW–Madison students in Jewish studies.

Awards to support study and/or research

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

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

* George and Sylvia Laikin Prize
Academic excellence as demonstrated by an article, thesis, research paper, research project, or independent study, by a student with an ongoing interest in Jewish learning

* Ida and Isaac Lipton Study Abroad Scholarship
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 Student Support Fund
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 Student Support Fund
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


Achievement Awards to recognize excellence in scholarship

* Andy Bachman Support Fund for Jews and Social Justice
Outstanding research or coursework on Jewish identity and its relationship to social justice

* Ida and Isaac Lipton Major/Certificate Award
Outstanding achievement as a major or certificate in Jewish Studies

* Menachem Mansoor Award for Excellence in Hebrew
Outstanding achievement in the Hebrew language

* Robert and Beverly Natelson Family Scholarship in Jewish Studies
Outstanding undergraduate or graduate work

* Marjorie and Harry Tobias Major/Certificate Award