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Interreligious Chaplaincy Program Jewish Studies Fellowship

The Interreligious Chaplaincy Program at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to offer a fellowship for chaplaincy students affiliated with the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies (CJS). This fellowship offers partial or full funding for courses in the Interreligious Chaplaincy certificate program.

Deadline: All application and financial aid materials must be submitted by the following dates:

For fall admission: July 15, 2020
For spring admission: December 15, 2020

Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing candidacy in the Interreligious Chaplaincy Program in affiliation with the Center for Jewish Studies, either as a student in the combined MA + Certificate Track, or Certificate Standalone Track. 

Financial Awards: The ICP offers a limited number of partial or full fellowships as part of admitted students’ complete financial aid package. All applicants for the ICP Jewish Studies Fellowship are encouraged complete a FAFSA in tandem with their Fellowship Application.

Students intending to pursue the MA-track of the ICP program must submit a FAFSA in order to be eligible for federal funding to support the master’s portion of their studies.

Application: To apply for the fellowship, applicants must submit two essays in response to the questions below, in addition to a FAFSA. Essays should be a maximum of 1000 words each. 

  1. What aspects of your previous work, study, or life experience has drawn you to the field of chaplaincy, with an emphasis upon Jewish spiritual care?
  2. How do you intend to serve the Jewish community, and other communities, with the skills gained in this program?

For more information, contact Dr. Kamal Abu-Shamsieh, director of the Interreligious Chaplaincy Program at kshamsieh@gtu.edu.

The GTU would like to thank the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture for its generous support of the ICP Jewish Studies Fellowship.

ICP Jewish Fellowship Application

ICP Jewish Studies Fellowship Application

The ICP offers a limited number of partial or full fellowships as part of admitted students’ complete financial aid package. All applicants for the ICP Jewish Studies Fellowship are encouraged complete a FAFSA in tandem with their Fellowship Application.

Students intending to pursue the MA-track of the ICP program must submit a FAFSA in order to be eligible for federal funding to support the master’s portion of their studies.