Top 21 Scholarships for Jewish Students 2019

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Top 21 Scholarships for Jewish Students 2019

Are you looking for scholarships for Jewish Students? or are you a Jewish student looking for available Scholarships to Study Abroad or home?

If yes then here is the full collection of scholarships available in Isreal for Jewish Students 2019.

Most of these scholarships are Fully Funded scholarships for Jewish Undergraduates, Masters and Ph.D. Students.

World Scholarship Forum being the best scholarship portal in the world decides to summarise the best Jewish scholarships of relatively cheaper cost covering all academic liabilities.

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Here are the latest Scholarships available for Jewish Students

1 College Scholarships for Jewish Students | American Jewish Archives Fellowship

The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives Fellowship Program provides recipients with month-long fellowships for research and writing at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, located on the Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Fellowship stipends will be sufficient to cover transportation and living expenses while in residence in Cincinnati.

Applicants for the Marcus Center Fellowship Program must be conducting serious research in some area relating to the history of North American Jewry. Typically, Marcus Center Fellowships will be awarded to post-doctoral candidates, Ph.D. candidates who are completing dissertations, and senior or independent scholars.

Applicants must submit a fellowship application together with a five-page (maximum) research proposal that outlines the scope of their project and lists those collections at the American Jewish Archives that are crucial to their research. Applicants should also submit two letters of support, preferably from academic colleagues. For graduate and doctoral students, one of these two (2) letters must be from their dissertation advisor.

To apply, click the link below:

http://americanjewisharchives.org/programs/fellowship.php

2 David and Maryla Korn Family Scholarship Fund for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and/or Jewish Primary Day School

This scholarship is awarded once a year. Applications are sent directly to the school. Please contact your school counselor to apply. Decisions are based primarily on financial need.

Applicants must be;

  • A Jewish resident of the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.
  • Attending the Charle Smith Jewish Day School or the Jewish Primary Day School.

To apply, click the link below:

https://www.jssa.org/get-help/scholarships/scholarships-primary-secondary-students/

You can also read: 5 Easy Steps To Apply and Win Mundus Erasmus Scholarship For International Students

3Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts Tuition Support Fund

George Washington’s Program in Experiential Education & Jewish Cultural Arts (EE/JCA), the only master’s program of its kind in the United States, offers an intensive 13-month, cross-disciplinary curriculum combining coursework in Jewish cultural arts, experiential education, and museum education.

Graduates will be prepared for careers in Jewish museums and arts institutions, community centers, college campus organizations, summer camps, and other innovative educational and cultural settings.

Qualified applicants to the Master’s Program in Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts at George Washington University receive up to 85 percent tuition support. Stipends are merit-based and are awarded to full-time students only.

Apply Here:

https://gsehd.gwu.edu/programs/masters-experiential-education-and-jewish-cultural-arts

4 Scholarships For Jewish Students in Israel | HIAS Chicago Graduate Scholarship

The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society of Chicago (HIAS Chicago) began in the hearts and deeds of the Chicago Jewish community around 1900. Loosely organized in small associations within the city, its founders worked informally with the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society of New York, which later became the international HIAS organization.

Graduate applicants must be currently enrolled, or accepted for enrollment in the professional study in one of the helping professions for the Benton Bernstein Scholarships, or a graduate level program for the Career Enhancement scholarships.

Eligibility:

  • A Jewish immigrant to the United States who immigrated with his or her family with the assistance of HIAS Chicago or A U.S. born child or grandchild of a Jewish immigrant to the U.S. who was assisted by HIAS Chicago and/or applied for permanent residency (i.e. a “green card”) or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Chicago.
  • Have lived in the United States for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, community service to the Jewish general community, and a well-thought-out educational plan.

Apply here:

http://hiaschicago.org/about-our-scholarships/

5 HIAS Chicago Undergraduate Scholarships

The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society of Chicago (HIAS Chicago) began in the hearts and deeds of the Chicago Jewish community around 1900. In order to apply,

Scholarship Eligibility:

You must be a Jewish immigrant to the United States who immigrated with his or her family with the assistance of HIAS Chicago; a U.S.-born child or grandchild of a Jewish immigrant to the U.S. who was assisted by HIAS Chicago and have applied for permanent residency (i.e. a “green card”) or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Chicago.

For more info visit:

https://www.juf.org/news/local.aspx

6 Jewish Scholarships For High School Seniors | JCS Newhoff Scholarship for a Jewish Student with a Diagnosed Learning Disability

JCS offers several scholarships for Jewish high school seniors from the Baltimore Metro Area planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. There is a scholarship available for a student with a documented diagnosed learning disability. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based upon several criteria, including academic performance, financial need, community and school involvement, and letters of recommendation.

Apply here:

http://www.jcsbaltimore.org/jcs-scholarship-program/

7JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students from Single-Parent Homes

To be considered for a JCS scholarship, be sure to note on your application that you are Jewish and indicate that you are from a single parent home.

And be sure to check out the other scholarship and loan opportunities available through Central Scholarship.

How to Apply for JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students

Applicants applying for this JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students

http://www.jcsbaltimore.org/jcs-scholarship-program/

8Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships

The Jewish Community Foundation offers financial assistance to Jewish students for college and graduates school education, including tuition, fees, room, and board.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States
  • Be a current resident of the Greater Hartford area
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • In most cases, demonstrate financial need

Specific funds may include unique criteria such as academic interest or community service experience. The foundation will match your needs with the right scholarship funds.

Apply here:

https://www.jcfhartford.org/Grant/Scholarships/tabid/216/Default.aspx

You can also contact via mail or phone: [email protected] or 860-523-7460

9Jewish Family and Children’s Services Scholarship | Scholarships For Jewish Students In Israel

At JFCS, hundreds of Jewish students are provided with loans and grants in order to help them.

Eligibility:

  • You must be Jewish and have been a legal and permanent resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting your application.
  • You must be able to demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA and you/your family’s federal tax return and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Although not required, candidates who demonstrate a meaningful connection and/or commitment to the Jewish community are desired.

Apply here:

https://www.jfcs.org/find-help/youth/scholarships-loans/

10Jewish Scholarships For High School Seniors | Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Central Scholarship

The Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh coordinates the efforts of a group of organizations, agencies and scholarship endowment funds that provide scholarships to local Jewish students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education.

Eligibility:

  • Any Jewish high school senior or those enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or technical school with financial need who are bona fide residents of our geographical area
  • Our geographical area includes Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Applicants must be a resident of one of these counties for at least two years before applying. Residency of dependent students is determined by the residency of their parents.
  • Students who move to our geographical area to attend school must live here for two years as an independent.
  • Residents of Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence, Mercer or Venango counties are eligible only to apply for the highly competitive Sarah and Tena Goldstein Memorial Scholarship.

Apply here:

 https://www.jfcspgh.org/services/scholarships/

11 Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program | Scholarships For Jewish Students In Israel

The Jewish United Fund offers a number of annual merit scholarships to high school, college and graduate students to age 23 who demonstrate significant leadership skills.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be enrolled in grade 10, 11 or 12 or must be no older than 23 years old and enrolled in a college or graduate program and must reside or attend school in metropolitan Chicago.

Students must have also applied to or be in the process of applying to an approved Israel Experience program and are committed to participating in communal Jewish activities after returning from Israel.

Apply here:

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

https://www.juf.org/israel_experience/merit_scholarship.aspx

12 JUF College Student/Young Adult Scholarship Program

The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation and Joseph A. Hochberg Scholarship Fund provide need-based scholarships for college students and young adults (up to 28 years old) to participate in an approved Israel Experience program. The purpose of these Jewish scholarships is to encourage the development of Jewish identity and to nourish a greater commitment to Israel and the Chicago Jewish community.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 28
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must reside or attend school in metropolitan Chicago
  • Applicant must have graduated high school
  • Applicant must have applied or been in the process of applying to an approved Israel Experience program
  • Applicant must be committed to participating in communal Jewish activities after returning from Israel

Apply here:

https://www.juf.org/israel_experience/college_scholarship.aspx

13Jewish Scholarships For High School Seniors | JUF Israel Experience High School Scholarship Program

The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation and the Naftali Steinfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund offer scholarships based on financial need for high school students participating in approved Israel Experience programs.

Eligibility:

  • -Applicant must be enrolled in grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 (this includes graduating seniors who are going to college).
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Be a resident of the Chicago-metropolitan area (applicants living outside Illinois but attending school in the Chicago area are not eligible to apply)
  • Applicants presently in school outside of the United States are not eligible for a Jewish Federation Israel Experience scholarship
  • Applicant must have applied to or be in the process of applying to an approved Israel Experience program which does not begin until after the application deadline
  • Be committed to participating in communal Jewish activities after returning from Israel

Apply here:

https://www.juf.org/israel_experience/ccip.aspx

14 JVS Chicago Scholarship Program | Scholarships For Jewish Students In Israel

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is also available for those in the helping professions.

Eligibility:

  • Must be Jewish
  • Were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago-metro area prior to enrollment
  • Intend to remain in the Chicago-metro area after school
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate career promise
  • Provide two professional/academic reference letters

Apply here:

http://www.jcfs.org/jvs/scholarship/

15 Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest

The Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation seek to encourage young people to treasure our Jewish heritage, reflect on our Jewish values, and better understand our contribution to civilization and culture. To this effort, the Foundation sponsors an annual essay contest open to both junior high and high school students. The Foundation also issues grants to a wide variety of educational, scientific and charitable institutions whose humanitarian goals are in keeping with the objectives of the Foundation.

Visit the website for application information:

http://www.kaplunfoundation.org/upload/essay.html

16 The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available each year for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers.

Assistance is available primarily for those with financial need who are pursuing careers in the helping professions.

Eligibility:

  • Must be Jewish
  • Must have been born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area, including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago metro area prior to enrollment
  • Intend to remain in the Chicago metropolitan area after completing school
  • Are entering an accredited graduate program in a helping profession on a full-time basis for the full academic year
  • Are entering your junior or senior years of an accredited bachelor’s degree program in a helping profession on a full-time basis for the full academic year
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate career promise

Apply here:

http://www.jcfs.org/jvs/scholarship/

17Jewish Scholarships For High School Seniors | The JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund

Scholarships are awarded annually to a high school senior who has completed significant volunteer services within the local Jewish community in addition to high school graduation service requirements. The JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund is awarded primarily based on financial need, and recipients are eligible for up to two years of funding.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be a high school senior at a Montgomery County public high school
  • A U.S. Citizen or working towards citizenship
  • And have been accepted into an accredited four-year undergraduate program, vocational school, or community college.

Apply here:

https://www.jssa.org/get-help/scholarships/scholarships-for-undergraduate-students/

18Chicago Benton Bernstein Scholarship | Scholarships For Jewish Students In Israel

To obtain this scholarship, students must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, assistance to their community, and a well-thought-out educational plan. Students must be able to attend an interview with a staff member of Jewish Child and Family Services.

If selected as a winner, the student must be able to receive his/her award at the Annual Meeting of the HIAS Chicago board of directors.

The application deadline date 21st of January, 2019

Apply here:

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-major/psychology-scholarships/chicago-benton-bernstein-scholarship/1002371

19 Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship | Scholarships For Jewish Students In Europe

The Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Alisha Flatow, a student killed in a terrorist attack. Competition is high for the limited number of available scholarships. This scholarship is available for students interested in post high school studies in a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt institution. Students are ranked according to academic promise and financial need. To apply, you will need to provide a two-page essay, recent photograph, and three recommendations.

The application deadline date 15th of February, 2019

For more information, contact via email: [email protected]

20 Bermont Family Undergraduate Jewish Student Scholarship

The Bermont Family Undergraduate Jewish Student Scholarship is generously funded by Mr. Peter Bermont to promote religious diversity at Texas Christian University (TCU). The intention of this scholarship is to aid students who will be representatives of the Jewish community at TCU.

Applicants who show financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) guidelines will be given a higher priority than other students.

The application deadline date 1st of February, 2019

For more information, contact:

Texas Christian University

Office of Scholarships and Student Financial Aid TCU Box 297012

Fort Worth, TX 76129

(817) 257-7858

21 Cabot Family Scholarship | Jewish Student Scholarship

The Cabot Family Scholarship is available to junior and senior level undergraduate students or graduate students at Arizona State University for approved travel, research or study. Eligible students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Application requirements include:

  • A one-page statement of research including budget, timeframe, project, and institutional information if applicable.
  • A transcript copy and two letters of recommendation should be added to the Jewish Studies Scholarship, Fellowship, and Grant Application.

The application deadline date 3rd of March, 2019

For more information, contact via email: [email protected]

 

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