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Midcareer Fellowships

Midcareer Fellowships

Spertus Institute is extremely pleased to be able to award substantial scholarships — called Midcareer Fellowships — to select qualified students. These Fellowships are made possible with the support of a generous outside donor. 

Fellowship Eligibility Requirements

Fellowships are available for qualified students accepted during select time periods to the MA or Executive MA in Jewish Professional Studies.

Admission to the MAJPS  or EMAJPS  program is a requirement for the Fellowship.

Fellowship applicants must also meet these criteria:

  • 5+ years since receipt of undergraduate degree
  • 3+ years working in Jewish commual service (does not need to be contiguous)
  • Currently employed in a Jewish organization for a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Commitment to successfully completing the program coursework according to program schedule
  • Commitment to the field of Jewish communal service
  • Satisfactory in-person interview to assess qualifications for successful program completion

Fellowship funds are limited. Fellowships are awarded to qualified students on a first-come, first-served basis.

To Apply for a Midcareer Fellowship

Step 1
If you have not already done so, please complete your MAJPS or EMAJPS program application.

Step 2

Complete Midcareer Fellowship Application

Step 3 
Have recommendation letter sent under separate cover as instructed on the Fellowship Application.

Step 4
Complete a personal interview with the Admission's Committee regarding your commitment and capacity for successful completion of the program. You will be contacted to arrange your interview once you submit your applications.


Contact Elana Kahn 
Associate Dean for Outreach