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Sharon Abramson Research Grant

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) is pleased to announce the 2020 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition. HEF will award five grants of $4,000 each to support research related to the Holocaust. Doctoral candidates nearing completion of their dissertations and faculty from all disciplines are eligible for this grant, which supports activities conducted during the academic year (September to September) following the award of the grant. All applications must be received by February 3, 2020.

To apply, please upload the following application materials using this online form:

  • Project Title
  • Grant Proposal (1500 word max)
  • Applicant’s CV (4 pages max)
  • Budget or indication of how the funds would be spent
  • Two letters of recommendation (emailed separately by recommenders to with the subject line “Sharon Abramson Research Grant Recommendation for Name of Applicant”)

HEF will notify awardees in March 2020. Applicants can contact with questions about their application status.

Click here for a list of past recipients.