Open to CU Boulder Undergraduate Students
The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections and Archives annually hold a competition for an Innovations in Jewish Life Undergraduate Scholarship, which provides a $1,000 undergraduate scholarship over the course of a semester. The scholarship requires 60 hours of research over the semester (or approximately 4 hours per week to be allocated however works best around the student’s and the supervisor’s schedule) in the CU Innovations in Jewish Life Collections (IJL), housed in the University Libraries Archives. All undergraduate students from the University of Colorado Boulder, from all backgrounds and majors, are eligible to receive this scholarship.
The student who is selected to receive this scholarship for Spring 2024 will be named the David Shneer Undergraduate Archival Scholar, and will be expected to:
The Scholar can choose to explore one (or more) of the following research topics, all of which can be found in the collections: