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ORION CENTER Scholarships and Awards

Orion Center Research Scholarships 2016/2017

To see the announcement in Hebrew, please click here.

The Orion Center invites applications for its research scholarships (up to $2000). The scholarships are for research on the Dead Sea Scrolls and associated literature in allrelevant disciplines. Preference will be given to integrative studies involving the Scrolls and other aspects of Second Temple studies. Research connected with the scholarship must be carried out in Israel; scholarship recipients will be associated with the Orion Center and participate in Center programs.Preference will be given to junior scholars (M.A. students in the process of writing the thesis, Ph.D. students, and postdoctoral students).

The deadline is September 25, 2016

Requirements:

1. Applications (in Hebrew or English) should be sent by email to orioncenter@mail.huji.ac.il.
Please also forward hard copies of the materials to: The Orion Center
Rabin World Center of Jewish Studies, Rm. 3102
Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus
Jerusalem 91905 ISRAEL

2. Please include:
  1. A detailed description of the proposed research project, outlining its method and goals, along with potential publications connected with it.
  2. 10–15 pages from your doctoral dissertation or another scholarly publication that represents your work.
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. Two recommendations, along with contact information for each referee.
  5. Form with personal details: Hebrew /English

Previous Recipients

Master's Thesis Award

From time to time the Orion Center offers an award for an outstanding Master's thesis, on the Dead Sea Scrolls or related topics, in all relevant disciplines. Preference is given to integrative studies involving the importance of the Scrolls for other aspects of Second Temple period research. The amount of the award is $1000 - $2000. This award has not been renewed for 2013/2014. Please check here for future developments.

Previous Recipients

2008/9

2007/8

2004/5

2002/3


Post-Doctoral Fellowship

From time to time the Hebrew University of Jerusalem makes funding available to the Orion Center for a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Hebrew University , in the fields of Dead Sea Scrolls and related literature. In the past the fellowship has carried an award of up to $15,000 per year, for one to three years.

The fellowship has not been renewed for the coming year, but please check here for future developments.

Previous Fellows

2015/2016

(Under a cooperative arrangement with the Erasmus Programme and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven):

2007–2009


2003–2006

Previous Orion Center Grant Recipients

2015/2016


2014/2015


2012/2013


2011/2012


2010/2011


2009/2010


2008/9


2007/8


2006/7


2005/6


2004/5


2003/4


2002/3


2001/2


2000/1


1999/2000


1998/9


1997/8


1996/7