The Interreligious Chaplaincy Program at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to offer a merit-based fellowship for chaplaincy students affiliated with the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies (CJS). This fellowship offers partial 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, 2021
For spring admission: December 15, 2021
Eligibility: Applicants must be admitted to the Interreligious Chaplaincy Program and demonstrate an existing connection to the Jewish community and practice. This can be accomplished by providing a letter of reference from a Jewish community leader or professional and a personal statement from the applicant describing their work and participation in Jewish communal life.
Application: To apply for the fellowship, applicants must submit two essays in response to the questions below. Essays should be a maximum of 1000 words each.
- What aspects of your previous work, study, or life experience have drawn you to the field of chaplaincy, with an emphasis on Jewish spiritual care?
- 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 email@example.com.
The GTU would like to thank Taube Philanthropies for its generous support of the ICP Jewish Studies Fellowship.
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.