Graduate Theological Union

Haas Fund Supports Student Interreligious Research on Islam and Judaism

The Walter & Elise Haas Fund has provided the GTU a grant to support the Center for Islamic Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies in their joint programming for this academic year. We are pleased to announce grants for students working on an interreligious research project related to Judaism and Islam. Grants will range from $250 to $500 for individual projects and $500 to $1000 for joint projects, which are strongly encouraged. Student must be in the GTU MA, ThD or PhD degree program focusing on Jewish Studies and/or Islamic Studies and/or have registered for a CJS or CIS class this academic year.

Proposals of no more than two pages single-spaced (1000 words or less) along with a budget should be addressed to the Directors of the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for Islamic Studies, Dr. Deena Aranoff and Dr. Munir Jiwa, and emailed to Reem Kosba, no later than March 1, 2017. Research projects or programs must be completed and publicly presented/made available by June 30, 2017.

Download grant application with additional details here

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