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Funding Your College Education: Judaism


Name Amount Information Due Date
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award 15 scholarships of $36,000 each

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards recognize Jewish teens (13-19) throughout the United States who have demonstrated remarkable leadership and initiative in projects that embody the values of tikkun olam, “repairing the world." A nominator may be any individual who knows a teen and is not a family member of the nominee.
Helen B. and Lewis E. Goldstein Scholarship Fund $10,000

Open to Jewish undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Preference will be given to someone enrolled in a professional school such as law school, business or library/information science. Preference will also be given to a student who is an immigrant.
Applications open in 2/20
The Judy Kay Wendland-Young Scholarship Up to $20,000

Eligibility: Women over the age of 35, who have not previously attended college at an accredited college or university offering bachelor’s degrees, and who will be enrolled in their first year of a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited college or university in the U.S.

JCCs of North America Professional Development Scholarship Program $5000-20,000

The Professional Development Scholarship Program intends to advance JCC professionals’ careers by investing money in those with aspirations to gain more knowledge, which will, in turn, keep the best and brightest in the JCC Movement. JCC Association will invest these funds in expanding educational opportunities for our current professionals. Scholarships for full time or part time graduate degree students.
UJA-Federation of New York Rose Biller Scholarship Fund Up to $5000

The UJA-Federation of NY Rose Biller Scholarship Fund is open to Jewish residents of NYC’s five boroughs, Westchester, and Long Island with financial need. It provides scholarships to Jewish men and women with significant economic need attending undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools.
UJA -Federation of NY Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund $4000

The UJA-Federation of NY Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund is open to international students studying in NYC’s five boroughs, Westchester, or Long Island. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.
UJA -Federation of NY Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship Fund Varies

Mr. Albert Benin has established a fund at the United Jewish Appealā€Federation of New York that provides scholarships to exceptional Jewish graduate students with substantial economic need in the physical sciences, engineering, architecture, computer science, mathematics, biological sciences or medical fields. It is open to Israeli graduate students studying in certain STEM fields.
HIAS Scholars Award $4000

Open to HIAS-assisted refugees and asylees in the United States of America. U.S. applicants must have completed one year (i.e. two semesters) at a U.S. secondary or post-secondary institution immediately prior to applying. Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. post-secondary (e.g. college, graduate school, technical school, professional degree program, etc.) the fall and spring semester and the academic year for which the award was given.

Applications open in 1/21
Hillel International Scholarships $4000

In support of Hillel’s mission to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, Hillel International is pleased to offer two scholarships to students who identify as Jewish for the 2021-22 academic year: The Handeli First-year Student Scholarship (awarded to two students), and the Hillel Campus Leadership Award (awarded to two students).