The Morris and Bessie Emanuel PhD scholarship in Modern Jewish History and Culture (2020)

The Weidenfeld Institute/Centre for German-Jewish Studies are pleased to offer funding for a three-year ‘Morris and Bessie Emanuel’ PhD. This is for an outstanding doctoral candidate wishing to pursue a research project in the field of Jewish studies. Highly motivated current and prospective graduates with an outstanding academic record and a strong interest in the relevant topics are encouraged to apply. The successful PhD candidate will be joining a vibrant PhD community at the Institute and the School of History, Art History and Philosophy.

What you get

The three-year studentship covers UK/EU or international tuition fees and provides a stipend which matches that provided for UK doctoral researchers by the UK Research Council (currently £15,009).

Type of award

Postgraduate Research


Applicants should apply to study a PhD in the School of History, Art History and Philosophy, with an entry date in 2020.  Applicants must meet the University’s entry requirements, which are listed with each PhD degree.


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How to apply

Applicants must apply directly to Sussex using our online postgraduate application system.  

In the Funding section of the online form, please state that you wish to be considered for the "Morris and Bessie Emanuel PhD Scholarship".

With your application, please include:

  • research proposal
  • undergraduate and Masters degree certificate and transcripts
  • two academic references (one of the references must be from your most recent university)
  • statement of purpose (500 words)
  • CV

Contact us

For an informal discussion to find out more about the scholarships, please contact Gideon Reuveni via email at

Questions regarding the submission or status of your application can be directed to Paige Thompson at 


At level(s):
PG (research)

Application deadline:
15 December 2019 23:45 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: