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Judaic Studies Summer Grants

Bank Summer Study Award

In memory of his late parents, Pearl and Maury Bank, Lawrence H. Bank, Esq. '65 established the Bank Summer Study Award to support Franklin & Marshall students in studying abroad during the summer in the field of Judaic Studies. The amount of the award is $2500, to be distributed to one or several participants. It will be granted to students with a strong academic record and whose proposal demonstrates clarity and focus in the area of Judaic Studies. The winner or winners are required to submit a paper based on their project outline upon returning to the college as well as a list of expenses.

Applications consisting of an application form, a transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a proposal describing the program and the student's objectives, including a list of projected expenses, should be submitted to Professor Maria Mitchell, Chair of Judaic Studies, by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Application forms are available from Ms. Tami Lantz in Stager 329.

Dickmont Judaic Studies Research Fund

Established by Matthew Kames Esq. '73 and Richard Sussman '73 to provide a Judaic Studies student, wishing to work in the area of Judaic Studies and who has an exemplary academic record, with a stipend for Judaic Studies independent research. Applicants should submit by Friday, March 7, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. an email letter of application, with a detailed description of the summer research project, including a list of projected expenses, to Professor Maria Mitchell, Chair of Judaic Studies  (). The recipient, who will be known as the Dickmont Research Scholar, will be selected by Judaic Studies faculty, who may, if determined appropriate, select more than one such student at a time as recipients.

In exceptional cases, the awards can be combined.

The application for both can be found below, or email for more information.