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Deadline
February 28
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
January 11
Amount
$36,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Helen Diller Family Foundation
    121 Steuart Street
    San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Jewish teens, U.S. residents and between 13 and 19 years old. Two references and an application form are required. Teens’ projects can help either the Jewish community or the general community as long as they have not been remunerated for their services. Teens may be nominated by any community member who knows the importance of their project—except family members—or may also nominate themselves.
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Varies
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Jewish Committee on Scouting
    1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane
    Suite 211
    P.O. Box 152079
    Irving, TX 75015-2079
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors at an accredited high school or college freshmen if their Eagle Scout board of review was held the same year of their high school graduation. Students must be a current registered and active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team or Venturing crew and an active member of a synagogue. Applicants must have received the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem and must show practical citizenship in their school, Scouting unit, synagogue and community.
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$2,000-$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Jewish Vocational Service
    6505 Wilshire Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents and permanent and legal residents of Los Angeles county. Students must also plan to attend full-time an approved U.S. college or vocational school and maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA. Selection is based primarily on financial need as well as Jewish community involvement and community service.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Central Scholarship Bureau
    1700 Reisterstown Road
    Suite 220
    Baltimore, MD 21208-2903
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have already applied for a Central Scholarship Bureau interest-free loan for the current year, be enrolled at an accredited college, university or vocational school, have a certain income level and apply for financial aid and, if offered, accept a subsidized Stafford loan. An application form, budget form, copy of school bills, transcript, Student Aid Report, school financial aid award letter and essay are required. Selection is based on need and merit.
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Deadline
March 6
Amount
$750-$1,800
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Kaplun Foundation
    Essay Contest Committee
    P.O. Box 234428
    Great Neck, NY 11023
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12. Grades 7 through 9 are level one, and grades 10 through 12 are level two. Applicants must submit essays on Jewish-related topics listed on the website, and essays must be typed, double-spaced and a minimum of 250 words. Level one essays may not be more than 1,000 words. Level two essays may not be more than 1,500 words. A recent level one topic has been, "What person of importance to the Jewish people, past or present, would you like to meet and why?" A recent level two topic has been, "Antisemitism plagues all Jews regardless of religious adherence. How do you see yourself reacting to it?"
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Varies
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Jewish Committee on Scouting
    1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane
    Suite 211
    P.O. Box 152079
    Irving, TX 75015-2079
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a high school senior at an accredited high school or college freshman if their Eagle Scout board of review was held the same year of their high school graduation. Students must be a current registered and active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team or Venturing crew and must be an active member of a synagogue. Applicants must have received the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem and must show practical citizenship in their school, Scouting unit, synagogue and community.
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Deadline
August 1
Amount
$300-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund

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  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Jewish high school seniors or current college students and must write a 500- to 1,000-word essay about "what they are passionate about and how this can be applied to making the world a better place."
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