Tikvah Beren Summer Fellowship 2023–Receive up to $5,500 to live in NYC for 8 weeks and be a junior scholar-in-residence at the Tikvah Fund!
Study Jewish history, texts, and political thought with world-class professors from Princeton, Harvard, and elsewhere and develop your own research project with the guidance of leading intellectuals and policy experts to help America and the Jewish people thrive.
For the research component, we can facilitate your research project to be completed in conjunction with a partner institution, such as a think tank scholar, congressional office, or thought journal.
Week 1: The Roots of Jewish Modernity
Week 2: The Idea of Nations and Nationalism in the History of the West
Week 3: The Jewish Strategy Workshop
Weeks 4-7: Independent Project or Internship
Week 8: Research Presentations
Application Deadline: February 12, 2023 (notification by April 1, 2023)
Here are our guiding propositions:
First: The Jews are an exceptional people; Jewish civilization is a treasure for the world; the Jewish state is a heroic achievement.
Second: American self-government—with its cherished principles of religious liberty, a free economy, and strong communities—is a precious inheritance.
Third: The rising generation of American Jews has a responsibility to enter the public arena—inspired by the great thinkers and statesmen of past ages—in order to defend our loftiest ideals and our enlightened interests.
Fourth: Mentors matter: young Jews need models of excellence in politics, education, journalism, religious leadership, law, and business.
Our Tikvah Beren Fellows are committed to the Jewish people and their flourishing; dedicated to the preservation of the American project; morally courageous in the face of ideological intolerance; and eager to pursue a serious liberal education.