The International School for Holocaust Studies
Holocaust Studies Scholarship 2012
The United Nations Academic Impact Programme (AI) together with the State of Israel is calling for scholars from across the globe who will take part in a one-week seminar programme on Holocaust History, Education and Lessons, to be held at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Israel, December 2nd -9th 2012.
Applicants must submit a project proposal - up to 600 words- on the subject of the Holocaust for use in their respective educational/academic institutions, and a committee of experts will select the best of these for award of scholarship.
Selected participants will be academics or educators with a minimum of five years teaching experience in the areas of: education, history, Jewish studies, human rights or international law from institutions that are members of the United Nations Academic Impact.
The week-long seminar at the International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem will consist of full days of intense study, including courses on:
- Holocaust History
- Holocaust Education
- The Eichmann Trial, and its relevance 50 years on
- Resources and tools for teaching about the Holocaust
- The implications of the Holocaust for the 21 century
It will also incorporate locals tours of interest, as well as exploration of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Campus.
Participants will required to present their project abstract at Yad Vashem, where they will receive guidance for its development, and implement it the year following the program. The best of the completed projects will be featured on both the Yad Vashem and UN Holocaust Programme Websites and officially launched.
Scholarship costs include: Round trip travel to Israel, accommodation, meals, transportation to and from the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem.
Closing Date: July 31st 2012.