Digital Word 2021:

Bruce Geller Memorial Prize

Open Call:

AJU’s Institute for Jewish Creativity is now accepting applications for Digital Word: Bruce Geller Memorial Prize. 

This annual award is designed to support projects that consider meeting points between Jewish ideas and ideals, contemporary practice and texts. This year’s theme is FORGIVENESS, and proposals for new works in all media will be considered. Responding to changing conditions in the world, Digital Word will also accept submissions for digital projects that can be experienced worldwide. 

We are pleased to support projects that approach Jewish culture from a variety of perspectives, in terms of discipline, context and thematic elements.

This year is particularly competitive, with a total of $20,000 to be allocated to 10 selected projects. We will only accept 25 proposals – so be sure to submit yours today! 

Important Dates: 

  • Deadline: April 22, 2021
  • Projects to begin execution by May 10, 2021
  • Projects executed by June 24, 2021
  • Public event to honor, present and celebrate the projects will be held online, Sunday, August 8 at 11am PDT

Please note:

Past grantees are not eligible to apply.

This opportunity is open to US-based applicants.