Spertus College

Chicago, IL

University Website:  www.spertus.edu
Apply Online:  www.spertus.edu/jewishstudies/majs-admission-information

Coordinates: 41°52′26″N 87°37′29″W / 41.8740°N 87.6247°W / 41.8740; -87.6247

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is a leading educational center in Chicago, Illinois. Not affiliated with any single branch of Judaism, Spertus offers learning opportunities that are rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture and open to all. Graduate programs and workshops train leaders and engage individuals in exploration of Jewish life. Public programs include films, speakers, seminars, concerts, and exhibits — at the Institute’s main campus at 610 S. Michigan Avenue, as well as in the Chicago suburbs and online.

Spertus offers graduate degrees in Jewish Professional Studies, Jewish Studies, and Nonprofit Management – accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools – as well as professional workshops and a range of public educational and cultural programs.

Honorary degree recipients from 1949 to 2011 have included Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan; former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Abba Eban; Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel; author, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel; author and Nobel Literature Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer; feminist author Betty Friedan; actor Leonard Nimoy; and Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi.

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Spertus College College Scholarships

Bullet name award deadline Link
 

Luminarts Creative Writing Fellowship

Luminarts Cultural Foundation

$10,000 February 17, 2023 See Details
 

Luminarts Creative Writing Fellowship

Luminarts Cultural Foundation

award

$10,000

deadline

February 17, 2023
See Details
 

Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship

American Radio Relay League

$500 January 04, 2023 See Details
 

Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship

American Radio Relay League

award

$500

deadline

January 04, 2023
See Details
 

Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship

American Radio Relay League

$500 January 04, 2023 See Details
 

Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship

American Radio Relay League

award

$500

deadline

January 04, 2023
See Details
 

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

Varies Varies See Details
 

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
See Details
 

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Varies Varies See Details
 

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
See Details
 

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

Up to $0 March 31, 2023 See Details
 

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

award

Up to $0

deadline

March 31, 2023
See Details