Graduate Student Support

Appleman Graduate Fellow Isabelle Headrick at the AIU Archives in Paris, France.

Appleman Graduate Fellowship

The Appleman Graduate Fellowship supports conference participation and research (including travel and equipment) on Jewish topics, and language training relevant to pursuing Jewish Studies research.

General Eligibility:

Any student enrolled in a graduate program at UT who undertakes research on any Jewish topic in the course of their graduate career.

Amount: Reimbursement up to $2,000

Due date: Ongoing

How to Apply:

The application should include the following items:

  1. Completed application form
  2. A statement describing the project for which you are seeking funding (up to 500 words)
  3. A CV
  4. A budget (including other sources of funding secured or pending if applicable)
  5. A letter of support from advisor

To complete your application, submit digital copies of all items:

Applications should be submitted in one email as Word or PDF attachments to

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Israel Studies offers fellowships to support doctoral students, language study, and travel:

Israel Studies Graduate Fellowships

These competitive fellowships aim to help recruit to UT Austin excellent doctoral students working on an Israel from any disciplinary perspective. The Graduate Fellowship supplements funds from students’ home programs or departments to help support rigorous original research in Israel Studies. Prospective PhD students are nominated through their home academic units. Faculty who wish to nominate an excellent prospective PhD student should contact Karen Grumberg at

For other Israel Studies fellowships open to graduate studenets, please visit our Israel Studies Fellowships page.


2018 Appleman Graduate Fellowship Recipients

This year, the Schusterman Center awarded two Appleman Graduate Fellowships to support conference participation and research on topics in Jewish Studies. Read the full story here.