NRJE Research Award

2018 NRJE RESEARCH AWARD

The NRJE Research Award was established to recognize the work of a newer member of the Jewish educational research community.  It will be awarded to an emerging scholar based on the quality of a recent publication (article or book chapter in an edited volume) offers a significant contribution to the understanding of a significant educational issue or question applicable to Jewish education. An honorarium of $250 accompanies the award.

Qualifications

  1. The applicant must be an nontenured scholar, a junior faculty member or an administrator, practitioner, policy analyst or researcher who has received his/her doctorate within the past six years.
  2. The applicant must be a current member of the NRJE.
  3. The research can be linked to a dissertation or any other area of research as long as it contributes to the understanding of a significant educational issue or question applicable to Jewish education.
  4. The research should have been published during the previous 18 months, or it should be forthcoming with a definitive publication date (please submit page proofs).
  5. Co-authored articles are acceptable provided that the principal researcher is the nontenured scholar.
  6. The awardee is expected to attend and speak at the NRJE annual conference (Registration fees for the conference will be waived as part of the NRJE Research).

Application Process

Interested applicants for the Award should assemble a portfolio including
1.  A current CV
2. A copy or an off-print of a published article or chapter
3. A brief description of your work and the larger contribution you believe it is making to the field of research in Jewish education.
4. The names and contact information for two referees (the awards committee will follow up with them, if necessary)
The portfolio should be emailed directly to Professor Ari Y. Kelman .

Review Process

The NRJE Awards committee, led by Professor Ari Y Kelman (Stanford University) will review the applications and the prize recipient will be announced at the Annual Joint Conference on Jewish Education, co-sponsored by Network for Research in Jewish Education and the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry.
  1. Application
  2. Reference

Review Process

The NRJE Awards committee, led by Professor Ari Y. Kelman (Stanford University) will review the applications and the prize recipient will be announced at the Annual Joint Conference on Jewish Education, co-sponsored by Network for Research in Jewish Education and the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry.