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Deadline: 03/20/2023

Each spring, the Jewish Studies Program awards the Samuel and Esther Goldin Endowment Award. This annual prize recognizes an outstanding thesis or research paper in the field of Jewish Studies. Preference will be given to students majoring or minoring in Jewish Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, but any senior research essay by a Penn undergraduate (senior) that reflects research in and deep engagement with Jewish texts, religion, history, literature, politics, or culture will also be eligible for the prize.

Preferred Qualifications

Essay Deadline: Two (2) hard copies as well as an electronic copy of each essay must be delivered to: Jewish Studies Program, 711 Williams Hall/6305 by March 20, 2023, no later than 5:00 PM. Electronic copy should be sent to:


Research Offering Type

Senior Thesis Award

Undergraduate School

College, Engineering, LPS, Nursing, Wharton



Contact Information

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