The JDC Archives, which holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee since its founding in 1914, is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2018 fellowship program. In 2018, five fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, modern history, social welfare, migration, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections. For more information, and to apply, visit http://archives.jdc.org/about-us/fellowships-and-grants-general-information/The fellowship awards are $2,000-$5,000. The deadline to submit applications is January 15, 2018.
The JDC Archives hosts an online database with documents, photographs and a names index. This is available at: http://archives.jdc.org/search-the-archives/
Finding aids can be accessed at: http://archives.jdc.org/explore-the-archives/finding-aids/