Level of Study: Any Postgraduate
Subject area: Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Nationality: Israel, UK
Type of Award: Charity/Trust
Deadline for applying: None. Open all year.
Dispersing substantial funds annually, the AJA is one of the largest grant making organisations directly supporting Jewish students in the UK. Advice and assistance with the completion of the forms is available by contacting the AJA.
The AJA operates the AJA Karten Scholarship scheme which provides grants as financial support to qualifying Jewish and Israeli students students studying Masters and PhD degrees at British universities.The applicaitons must arrive by 31 March preceeding the commencement of the academic year for which the grant is requested, at the latest.
Please note the AJA also offer through the Leo Baeck Scholarship Fund, run by the Bnai B'rith Lodge, awards currently between £3,000 and £6,000 per annum and is intended to assist with course/tuition fees and living expenses (but not re-location expenses) and supplement other sources of income.
Please email the AJA for advice about the scholarships and assistance with the completion of the application forms.
Value of Award
The Trust awards a limited number of scholarships to Jewish and Israeli students wishing to undertake post-graduate or post-doctoral studies or research at universities or other approved professional/educational institutions in the UK. The average award is currently between £1,000 and £2,000 per annum.
The Anglo-Jewish Association Karten Trust provides financial assistance Jewish and Israeli students wishing to undertake post-graduate or post-doctoral studies or research at universities or other approved professional/educational institutions in the UK.
Through its management of a number of educational Trusts, the AJA offers bursaries and scholarships to students wishing to study in a number of specific fields, top priority is given to the following disciplines: physical/environmental/life sciences, mathematics and computing, medicine, technology and engineering. Other disciplines are also considered for support where appropriate postgraduate studies are not available in Israel.
The award is intended to assist with course/tuition fees and living expenses and to supplement other sources of income.
For full eligibility guidelines and futher information please visit the Association's website.
How to Apply
Applications must be made by email. Futher detials are available on the AJA website.
Applications are accepted from 1st January 2016.