Reserved for outstanding Year Program applicants who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the field of social justice, either as a student, professional or volunteer lay leader. Applicants should be passionate about the field and interested in infusing their work with a deep level of Jewish knowledge relating to social justice issues. Fellows will be selected to work on specific portfolios, including Environment; Community Engagement/Chesed; and Israel Programming.
Applicants should be passionate about the field and interested in infusing their work with a deep level of Jewish knowledge relating to social justice issues.
- All fellows will receive a guaranteed living expenses grant ranging from $300-$500/month (exact amount determined by financial need) AND receive highly subsidized Year Program tuition: $3,000 discount for those not eligible for Masa Israel Journey funding, and $2,000 discount for those eligible for Masa funding.
Fellows will participate in the Social Justice tracks, and will be responsible for the following:
- Assisting with the organization of trips for the Social Justice Track
- Helping to facilitate students’ weekly social action projects
- Overseeing and spearheading additional social justice initiatives at Pardes within their designated portfolios
A letter of recommendation from a supervisor who can speak to the candidate’s relevant community experience and potential growth and contributions through the fellowship is required. This may be one of the two letters of recommendation required for the YP application, or an additional recommendation. The letter must be submitted along with the Fellowship Application and the Pardes Year Program application.
Fellowship applications for 2021-22 are now open.