Graduate Awards and Prizes

Student must be nominated by professor and be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Ontario.

Henry and Barbara Bank Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Given annually to one graduate student enrolled in the Centre for Jewish Studies Graduate Diploma Program who demonstrates academic merit and financial need.

Tom and Mary Beck OSOTF Jewish Studies Awards
Given annually on the basis of achievement and financial need to one or more graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in at least one course of those accepted by university diploma or degree programs in Jewish Studies.

Benarroch-Hazan Sephardi Studies OSOTF Award
Given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student for achievement in Sephardi Studies.  Award will be given to the best student in Social Science 3960 6.0 - Interethnic Relations:  The Jewish Minority - The Sephardim in Africa, Asia and Europe.  This award is based on financial need.

Benarroch-Hazan Book Prize
Given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student for the best essay on a topic related to Sephardi Studies.

Essay Prize in Canadian Jewish Studies
Given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student for an outstanding essay in Canadian Jewish Studies.

Mel Finkelstein Graduate Student Research Award in Jewish Studies
Given annually to one student (full-time or part-time) affiliated with the Centre for Jewish Studies and in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who is engaged in research in an area of Jewish Studies.

Fleischer Awards at the Centre for Jewish Studies
Three awards of equal value will be given annually.  One award will be given to a graduate student in Jewish Studies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, one award will be given to an undergraduate student in the Jewish Teacher Education Program in the Faculty of Education—priority will be given to students in their entering year, and one will be given to a student enrolled in the BA in Jewish Studies.  The students must demonstrate both academic merit and financial need.

Mark & Helen Gross OSOTF Award in Jewish Studies
Given annually to one or more students affiliated with the Centre for Jewish Studies and in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Joseph & Katie Klasner Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Given annually to a student enrolled in the Centre for Jewish Studies Graduate Diploma Program in order to work closely with outstanding scholars.  Student must demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Israel Mida & Family Student Award in Jewish Studies
Given annually to one or more students in the Faculty of Arts in association with the Centre for Jewish Studies, enrolled in Jewish Studies courses and who demonstrate financial need. The award is open to both graduate and undergraduate students with a preference given to undergraduate students enrolled in the BA Program in Jewish Studies.

Hershel and Michael Recht Graduate Student Award in Jewish Studies
Given annually to one or two students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies enrolled in the Graduate Diploma Program in Advanced Hebrew and Jewish Studies who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Schrage Family Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Given annually to one graduate student pursuing the Graduate Diploma in Jewish Studies who demonstrates academic merit and financial need.

Dr. Percy and Bernice Singer Award
Given annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in Jewish Studies with preference to those who are enrolled in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science or involved in the Sport and Recreation program.  This award is based on financial need.