Jewish Studies

Arthur Vaile Memorial Graduate Prize in Jewish Studies

  • Established by Mrs. Sandy Rotman and matched by the Graduate Student Endowment Fund (OSOTF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student affiliated with the Jewish Studies Program. (OSOTF)

 Dr. Lieba Wilensky Lesk Graduate Scholarship for Women in Jewish Studies

  • Established by David Lesk and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a female graduate student in or affiliated with the Jewish Studies Program on the basis of financial need, where academic merit may also be considered. (OSOTF)

 Earl and Renee Lyons Scholarships in Jewish Studies

  • Established by the Estate of Renee Lyons and matched by the Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in Jewish Studies.

 Israel and Golda Koschitzky Fellowship in Jewish Studies

  • Established by Israel Koschitzky Family Foundation.
  • It is awarded to a student enrolled in a program related to Jewish studies.

 Joseph and Gisela Klinghofer Scholarship in Jewish Studies

  • Established by the Estate of Joseph Klinghofer and Gisela Klinghofer.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Centre for Jewish Studies based on academic merit, where financial need will also be considered.

 Kornberg-Jezierski Family Memorial Essay Prize in Holocaust Studies (Graduate or Undergraduate)

  • Established by Jacques Kornberg.
  • It is awarded to an outstanding student essay in Holocaust studies written for a U of T course or under a U of T faculty member’s supervision during the current academic year. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible with preference given to doctoral students. Masters students are eligible if they are continuing their doctoral studies at the University of Toronto. All criteria being equal, prize will be awarded on the basis of financial need.

 Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarship in Jewish Canadian History

  • Established by Naim S. Mahlab and matched by GSEF.
  • Graduate student(s) studying the history of Jewish settlement in Canada or students studying modern Jewish history in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, on the basis of academic merit.

 Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarships in Jewish Christian Relations and / or Jewish Muslim Relations

  • Established by Naim S. Mahlab and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate students studying the relationship between church and synagogue through the ages, or students studying Jewish/Christian relations, or studying Jewish/Muslim relations, on the basis of academic merit.

 Naim S. Mahlab / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Jewish Studies

  • Established by Naim S. Mahlab.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in Jewish Studies.

 Rabbi Dr. Aubrey L. Glazer Award in Hebrew Hermeneutics

  • Established by Rabbi Dr. Aubrey L. Glazer.
  • It is awarded to graduate students undertaking research in the area of Hebrew hermeneutics with a focus on Hebrew Poetry and/or Jewish mysticism.

 Shier Family Graduate Awards

  • Established by the Faculty of Arts & Science.
  • It is awarded to a graduate students enrolled in the Collaborative PhD program in Jewish Studies. Priority will be given to students studying the history of Judaism (encompassing the ancient, medieval and modern periods), Jewish thought, or languages and literature.

 Shiff Family Graduate Student Endowment Funds

  • Established by J. Richard Shiff and Dorothy Shiff and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s) enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative MA or PhD program.

 Sonshine Graduate Scholarship in Holocaust Studies

  • Established by the Sonshine Family Legacy Fund at the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto

  • Awarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students in the Centre for Jewish Studies who are enrolled in the Collaborative MA and PhD programs and whose research focuses on Holocaust studies.

 Tarek Heggy Graduate Scholarship in Jewish Muslim Studies

  • Established by Naim S. Mahlab.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students who are studying the history of Jewish/Muslim relations.

 Tikvah Fund Graduate Fellowships

  • Established by the Tikvah Fund.
  • It is awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Collaborative Program in Jewish Studies doing research and/or studying in the field of Jewish thought.