2016 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition


The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University is pleased to announce the 2016 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition. Five grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded to support research related to the Holocaust of European Jewry. Graduate students in Ph.D. programs who have completed their qualifying exams and university/college faculty (at all levels), who teach about the Holocaust are eligible for this grant. We encourage applications in all disciplines. Grants are for support of activities to be conducted during the year from June 2016 to June 2017. All applications must be received by February 1, 2016.

Please submit all application materials using the online form. To apply please upload the following:

  • A project statement (1500 word max.)
  • The applicant’s CV (4 pages max.)
  • A budget or indication of how the funds would be spent
  • Two letters of recommendation (emailed separately by the recommender)

Letters of Recommendation should be emailed to hef@northwestern.edu with the subject line “Sharon Abramson Research Grant Application.” Click here for a list of past recipients.