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Scholarships & Prizes
Professor Israel Bartal Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Historical Society of Israel speaks in memory of President Shazar at the annual memorial ceremony (21.10.14). From the Right: Mr. Dan Kaner, Mr. Zvi Yekutiel, Professor Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin and Professor Kimmy Caplan.
Mr. Zvi Yekutiel, executive director of The Zalman Shazar Center, awards the "Shazar Prize for Research in the History of Israel" for the year 2014 to Professor Mordechai Akiva Friedman. To his right: Professor Israel Bartal Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Historical Society of Israel.
Mr. Zvi Yekutiel awards The Jacob Katz Memorial Scholarship 2014 to doctoral student Ido Noy.
Mr. Zvi Yekutiel awards The Professor Arye Gartner Memorial Scholarship 2014 to doctoral student Olga Ungar.
Students who won prizes for their final projects in history for the year 2014 by The Zalman Shazar Center and The Historical Society of Israel. From the right: Mr. Zvi Yekutiel, from left: Ms. Tovi Weiss.

The Shazar Prize for Research in Jewish History 2014–2015

The Zalman Shazar Center invites nominations for the Shazar Prize for Research in Jewish History for 2013–2014, for a manuscript or book in Hebrew on an aspect of Jewish history that was published up to two years before the date of the prize or will be published within three months of the awarding of the prize. Scholars and publishers interested in submitting their recommendation must send four copies of the manuscript or book to the Zalman Shazar Center. The final date for submissions for 2013–2014 is Friday, May 1, 2015. 

The Pinchas and Sheindel Wald Doctoral Scholarship

The Zalman Shazar Center awards an annual scholarship to researchers in the field of Jewish history from the estate of the late Gula Wald, z”l, in memory of her parents Pinchas and Sheindel Wald. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in the field of Jewish history who has completed a Masters degree and is continuing toward a doctoral degree, or to a student pursuing a direct track Ph.D.

To apply:

Any Ph.D. student in Jewish history (up to age 40) from any one of Israel’s universities may apply for this scholarship.

Every applicant must submit four copies of the following: dissertation proposal, detailed curriculum vitae, B.A. and M.A. record of studies, and at least two letters of recommendation from teachers in the student’s major department.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, May 1, 2015. 

The Jacob Katz Memorial Scholarship

The Zalman Shazar Center awards an annual scholarship to researchers in Jewish history in memory of Prof. Jacob Katz. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in the field of Jewish history who has completed a Masters degree and is continuing toward a doctoral degree, or to a student pursuing a direct track Ph.D.

To apply:

Any Ph.D. student in Jewish history (up to age 40) from any one of Israel’s universities may apply for this scholarship.

Every applicant must submit four copies of the following: dissertation proposal, detailed curriculum vitae, B.A. and M.A. record of studies, and at least two letters of recommendation from teachers in the student’s major department.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, May 1, 2015.

The Prof. Arye Gartner Memorial Scholarship

The Zalman Shazar Center awards an annual scholarship to researchers in Jewish history in memory of Prof. Arye Gartner. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in the field of Jewish history who has completed a Masters degree and is continuing toward a doctoral degree, or to a student pursuing a direct track Ph.D.

To apply:

Any Ph.D. student in Jewish history (up to age 40) from any one of Israel’s universities may apply for this scholarship.

Every applicant must submit four copies of the following: dissertation proposal, a detailed curriculum vitae, B.A. and M.A. record of studies, and at least two letters of recommendation from teachers in the student’s major department.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, May 1, 2015.

The Shazar Prize for High School Students

Every year the Zalman Shazar Center awards prizes to eleventh and twelfth grade students who have written outstanding final theses in the fields of Jewish history and general history.

Each high school may submit up to five theses for consideration for this prize. The works must be submitted along with a letter of recommendation from the teacher/thesis advisor and confirmation from the Ministry of Education of the final grade, no later than Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 

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Submissions must be sent to The Zalman Shazar Center, POB 4179, Jerusalem 9104101. All prizes will be awarded at the annual memorial ceremony for Zalman Shazar, z”l, Third President of the State of Israel, in October 2015.

The names of the recipients of this year’s prizes and scholarships will be announced no later than Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

The Zalman Shazar Center
P.O.B 10477
2 Beitar Street
Jerusalem, 9110401
Tel.: 02-5650444