Undergraduate Prizes in Jewish Studies

 

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The Selma and Lewis Weinstein Prize in Jewish Studies is awarded to the Harvard College student with the best essay on a Jewish theme.

Students are limited to one entry per prize. Entries must not exceed 25 pages and should be submitted with the online application.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 23, 2020

*PLEASE NOTE: The Norman Podhoretz Prize is no longer available.

Please fill out the application online

Please see the poster for more details

 

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