Spertus Institute Announces Legacy Heritage Fellowships

Through a grant from the Legacy Heritage Fund, scholarships are now available to students who begin the Spertus Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS) program in the fall of 2013.

The fellowships are for students who are committed to the field of Jewish communal service and have worked in a Jewish communal setting. Those selected will also participate in the Legacy Heritage Fellows Annual Conference, with their expenses covered.

The Spertus MAJPS program is a new model of learning and training for Jewish professionals. It offers core courses in the areas of classical and contemporary Jewish knowledge that are most relevant to Jewish communal life today, combined with essential professional skills development, concentration courses, mentoring and individualized study to advance students’ personal and professional interests.

Application materials for both for the MAJPS program and the Legacy Heritage Midcareer Fellowship are available on the Spertus Institute website. Fellowship funds are limited and will be awarded to qualified applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Other institutions receiving fellowship funds are American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Baltimore Hebrew Institute of Townson University, Gratz College in Philadelphia and Hebrew College in Boston.