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Applications currently being accepted
for Admission to the 2016 Chicago-area cohort.
HOW TO APPLY
Complete Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS) Application and submit with nonrefundable application fee of $50. A professional resume (uploaded into application) is also requested.
Complete Admissions Essay of 500 words, double-spaced.
Criteria for Admissions Essay
The essay must be clear and concise, indicating writing ability at the graduate level.
Include information about your educational background, work experience, personal and professional goals, and who you are.
Identify one challenging issue in contemporary Jewish life and offer reflections on how you would address it.
Upload into application.
Send official, original transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended.
Submit application and resume electronically.
Submit transcripts (and fee if paying by check) to:
Director of Enrollment Management
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605-1901
Step 4 — For Applicants Applying for a Fellowship
Complete and submit the online
Midcareer Fellowship Application>
Have recommendation letter sent under separate
cover as instructed on the Fellowship Application.
Questions? Contact Anita Silvert at 312.322.1707 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spertus Institute has a longstanding record of non-discrimination in all educational opportunities. Spertus accepts students without regard to race, color, age, gender, marital status, religion, creed, physical disability, sexual orientation, place of national origin, military or veteran status, and any other classes protected by law.