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COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020

Leaders need ideas. Build your foundation.

Tikvah offers students life-changing learning opportunities and entry into a community of thoughtful young leaders, inspired by the riches of Jewish civilization. College students and recent graduates can apply to attend an eight-week learning and research fellowship in New York City or one of our three two-week long seminars.

We invite you to explore these opportunities here. Then, apply yourself or nominate a student!

Application Deadlines: Early Decision: December 1, 2019, hear back by January 1, 2020  ________________ Regular Decision: February 15, 2020, hear back by April 1, 2020

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THE TIKVAH SUMMER FELLOWSHIP

Eight Weeks: Combine Study and Research

Tentative Program Details

June 14–August 13, 2020

New York City

$4,000 Stipend

  • Spend eight weeks in residence at the Tikvah Center exploring great works of philosophy, literature, and political thought from Judaism and the Western tradition
  • Undertake an independent project or internship that focuses on a specific area of Jewish public policy or Jewish communal life
  • Present your research at a culminating conference led by Tikvah’s Executive Director

THE TIKVAH SUMMER SEMINARS

Two-Week Seminars: Mid-June or Early August

Tentative Program Details

Session 1: June 14–June 25, 2020

Session 2: August 2–August 13, 2020

$1,000 Stipend & Housing in New York City

2019 Topics Include:

  • Jews and Political Philosophy (Leora Batnitzky, Ruth Wisse, Yuval Levin)
  • Two Chosen Nations? America and Israel at their Foundings (Asael Abelman, Samuel Goldman)
  • Jews and American Politics (Eric Cohen, Meir Soloveichik, Jay Lefkowitz)