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USHMM Summer Graduate Student Research International Fellowship in USA, 2023

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is delighted to offer its Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship. The fellowship is exclusively open for both USA and international applicants, those accepted to or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or in their first year of a PhD program.

The fellowship aims to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust and to encourage MA-level and first-year PhD students to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interruptive processes, and develop frameworks for their projects.

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USHMM Summer Graduate Student Research International Fellowship

Great offer for both the USA and international applicants to get financial support for a master or PhD study in the USA.

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The Albert Abramson Family Foundation supports the Mandel Center’s Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship program.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States’ official memorial to the Holocaust. Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2023.

Brief Description

  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue research.
  • Awards: Stipend of $3,000/month and an allowance
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Nationality: International and USA applicants
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA


  • Eligible Countries: International and USA applicants are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, psychology, sociology, geography, and others.
  • Entrance Requirements: Open to those students accepted to or enrolled in an MA program or in their first year in a PhD program at a North American college or university. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies is unable to provide visa assistance for non-US citizens. In addition to English, applicants are encouraged, but not required, to have fluency in one or more of the following languages: German, Russian, Polish, Romanian, Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovakian, Italian, and/or Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.

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Application Procedure

Online Application

  • How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit an online application form with all required documents.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit all the following required documents:
  • A resume
  • A personal statement of no more than two single-spaced pages in length. The statement should explain the applicant’s interest in the Holocaust and World War II and how the Junior Fellowship might further encourage his or her studies in this area.
  • A project proposal of no more than three single-spaced pages in length. Each proposal should address a research topic developed with a faculty member at the student’s home institution.
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member or dean at the applicant’s institution that speaks to the applicant’s qualifications. The letter must be signed and on institutional letterhead. Letters of recommendation should be sent from the recommender, not the applicant, as attachments to SGRA-at-ushmm.org.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent written and verbal English skills.


The Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies will provide a stipend of $3,000/month and an allowance to offset the cost of direct, economy-class travel to and from Washington, DC. Local awardees will not receive a travel allowance.

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