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Sharon Abramson Research Grant

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEFNU) awards Sharon Abramson Research Grants to support research related to the Holocaust. Doctoral candidates nearing completion of their dissertations and scholars from all disciplines and career stages (including independent scholars) are eligible for this grant, which supports activities conducted during the academic year (September to September) following the award of the grant. Funding does not cover indirect costs (IC) or a facilities and administration (F&A) percentage.

Visit the application page for more information and to apply. The deadline is in early February each year.

2022 Recipients

Claire Aubin,  Graduate Student
University of Edinburgh
"‘From Treblinka to Trenton’: Holocaust Perpetrators as Immigrants to the US"

Tiarra Cooper, Graduate Student
University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Experiences of Women Forcibly Sterilized under the Nazi Regime, 1933-1945"

Julia Elsky, Assistant Professor 
Loyola University Chicago
"Ionesco and Esslin: Theaters of War"

NEPAT, Brazilian Center for Nazism and Holocaust Studies
Maria Visconti, Graduate Student
Bárbara Deoti, Research Assistant
Anna Viana, Research Assistant
“Forgotten voices: a study case of Holocaust memory in Brazil”

Steven Samols, Graduate Student
University of Southern California
“Capturing Difference, Making History: The Photobook as a Jewish Artefact”

Carli Snyder, Graduate Student
City University of New York, Graduate Center
“′The Flesh of the Facts': Toward A Feminist Holocaust Consciousness”

Alternate Awardee:

Kamil Kijek, Assistant Professor 
Taube Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wroclaw
"The Long Durée and the Microhistory of the Holocaust: The Kielce Province"

Past Sharon Abramson Research Grant Recipients

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