If you plan to study Jewish studies judaism in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Jewish studies judaism majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Jewish studies judaism majors
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|JVS Chicago Scholarship Program||$ -||February 1, 2018|
|JCC Graduate Scholar Program||$10,000||February 1, 2018|
|The Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies||$20,000||January 3, 2018|
|FEREP Graduate Scholarship Program||$40,000||February 12, 2018|
|The Robert A and Sandra S Borns Jewish Studies Program||$40,000||February 2, 2018|
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program
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 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-Available for an interview between March 1st and April 20th-Provide two professional/academic reference letters For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
JCC Graduate Scholar Program
Scholarship recipients are master's degree students working to obtain their first degree. Recipients receive $10,000/year ($5,000/semester). They must complete an internship/field placement at a JCC, and they must commit to working in a JCC for two years after graduation.
Acceptable graduate degrees include Jewish communal service, nonprofit management or MBA, public policy, sports management, health and physical education, Jewish studies, early childhood education, and many others.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies
The Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies welcomes applications from Ph.D. and post-doc candidates from around the world for funding for the September through the following August academic year.
Ph.D. Requirements:-Be enrolled and good standing in a Ph.D. program that supports the study of the Holocaust-Study/have studies a language of Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union necessary for the research of Holocaust-related documents, or if the field of study will be focused on a particular country or region, to study (or have already studied) the relevant languages of that region-Attend and present their research at an annual Kagan Fellowship summer week-long conference. There is no residency requirement other than the summer conference-Must commit to full-time employment primarily in Holocaust Studies on an academic level for a minimum of five years after receiving a Ph.D.Post-Doctoral Requirements:-Be enrolled and in good standing in a post-doctoral program that is focused on or supports the study of the Holocaust.-Be able to focus on the research without external commitments, such as employment. Those teaching a course as part of their post-doc requirement may applyCandidates should have received their Ph.D. within the last five years and be connected to a university or research institution-Commit to full-time employment primarily in Holocaust Studies on an academic level for a minimum of five years after completing the post-doctorate-Attend and present their research at an annual summer week-long conference. There is no residency requirement other than the summer conferenceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
FEREP Graduate Scholarship Program
The Federation Executive Recruitment & Education Program (FEREP) Graduate Scholarship is awarded to talented individuals who have excelled in their previous endeavors and are dedicated to working in the Jewish community.
Eligibility:-Possess U.S. or Canadian citizenship-Have earned a Bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0-Have applied for or been accepted into a graduate program in an academic area that meets FEREP requirements in the United States or Canada-Agree to intern at a local Federation during his or her studies and work full-time at a North American Jewish Federation following graduate school for a minimum of two yearsFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Robert A and Sandra S Borns Jewish Studies Program
Multiple incoming freshmen scholarships for students committed to pursuing a Jewish Studies major or a certificate (8 courses) at Indiana University Bloomington ("The Place for Jewish Studies") are available to students entering IU Bloomington and beginning as freshmen (bringing no more than 12 credit hours). One scholarship is intended for a student pursuing the Jewish sacred music curriculum.
Candidates will be considered primarily on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and promise. Extracurricular achievements will also be considered. Students must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or above, and a record of academic and extracurricular accomplishment. Students committing to pursuing the major in Jewish Studies will be given priority over those pursuing the JS certificate. Students majoring in business cannot also major in Jewish Studies unless they come to IU with sufficient AP credit to pursue a second concurrent B.A; education majors are unable to major in Jewish Studies and they find it challenging to complete a Jewish Studies certificate.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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