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Take your Jewish professional career to the next level with a subsidized graduate degree.

Midcareer Fellowship – take the next step in your Jewish professional journey.

Generous tuition subsidy to earn a Master’s degree in Jewish Education and Non-Profit Management.

Exciting opportunities to advance your career, improve your skills, and network with professionals in the field.

Online, in-person, and hybrid programs are all eligible at one of our ten participating universities.

Which graduate degrees are eligible for this fellowship?

The fellowship is designed for professionals working in the Jewish community who are interested in advancing their careers by pursuing graduate degrees in:

Jewish Education & Administration

Non-Profit Management & Administration

Jewish Communal Service

Antisemitism Studies

Early Childhood Education

Jewish Studies Programs Related to Applicant’s Field of Work

Join over 660 Midcareer professionals!

Click on the logos for the participating institutions of higher education to learn more.

Who is this fellowship for?

You are eligible if you:

Completed your undergraduate degree at least five years ago.

Have served the Jewish community professionally for a minimum of three years.

Work at a Jewish institution for a minimum of 15 hours per week while pursuing your degree.

Program Impact

  • Hannah Henza

    Limmud North America, Director of Networks and Leadership

    “I am incredibly grateful to the Fellowship for supporting me in my career journey. I found the right school at the right time, and my professional path has flourished as a result.”

    Gratz College

  • Valerie Chambers

    B’nai Torah Sandy Springs, Director of Community Connections

    “It provided me with the tools to advocate and succeed and move into my new role.”

  • Susan Becker Allen

    Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Director of NextGen

    “I advanced several times since getting my degree–to an extent I am not sure would have been possible without it.”

    Gratz College
  • Lisa Aamodt

    Congregation Tifereth Israel, Director of Education

    “For many years, it had been my dream to continue my education and growth… The fellowship allowed me to learn, grow, and enhance my leadership in my community.”

    Gratz College

    Hear from our Past Participants

    The Midcareer Fellowship has been completely pivotal as to whether or not I was able to go to grad school

    – Leah, MA student, HUC
    I have gained a tremendous amount of knowledge that I’ve been able to apply directly to my work

    – Jordan, MA student, HUC
    My degree was crucial to my multiple promotions received during and since my time at Spertus.

    – Jamie, MA student, Spertus

    Program Impact

    • Taylor Wolf

      AJU: MA in Early Childhood Education
      Wilshire Boulevard Temple
    • Leehee Baruch

      JTS: MA in Jewish Education
      Heschel School
    • Leah Chakoff

      HUC: MA in Organizational Innovation
      Hillel International
    • Jordan Vaughter

      HUC: MA in Jewish Nonprofit Management
      Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ

      More from our Past Participants

      I’m not the same educator that I was before this degree.

      – Leehee, MA student, JTS
      I am constantly putting into practice what I’m studying and learning.

      – Molly, MA student, AJU
      The financial support from this program is what made my degree possible.

      – Lucy, MA student, JTS