Group of Hebrew graduates

The Middlebury School of Hebrew is pleased to announce a partnership with the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation to provide 10 annual fellowships for our Hebrew MA students.


Funding covers the entire two-year Masters of Arts in Teaching Hebrew as a Second Language degree (tuition, room & board) with the condition that the candidate remain in good academic standing. Only tuition will be awarded if the program is completed online.


The fellowship is merit-based and awarded to the most outstanding incoming applicants who:

  • Seek to utilize their teaching knowledge and expertise to improve the study of Hebrew in their home institutions.
  • Are leaders in the field of Hebrew education at Jewish day schools.


Applications are due by 11:59 PM EST, April 15.

Application Instructions

  1. Please submit a complete Middlebury Language Schools application by April 15.
  2. Once the Language School application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email in which you will find a link to the application for the Hebrew Fellowship as well as other merit scholarships. In addition to your application, submit an essay and CV or resume by April 15. Please indicate (500-600 words) how you will use your studies at Middlebury to further the field of Hebrew language acquisition. The essay can be in English or Hebrew.

Notification of Fellowship

Fellowship recipients will be notified by email by May 5.


Please contact the School of Hebrew at for more information.

Vardit Ringvald, School of Hebrew Director
Vardit Ringvald, School of Hebrew Director, leads a class discussion.