Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
234
Days
February 1 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program

Description

We administer educational scholarship funds from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago to help Jewish college and graduate students offset some of their financial burden. Assistance is available for those with financial need who are pursuing careers in the helping professions. You should be born and raised in Chicago metropolitan area*, including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago metro area prior to enrollment. *Chicago metropolitan area includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. ** Applicants must demonstrate career promise in a helping profession such as Education- Jewish studies, Medicine- audiologist, chiropractor, dental hygienist, dentist, doctor, geneticist, nurse, occupational therapist, optometrist, pharmacist, physicianÔÇÖs assistant, physical therapist, researcher, speech therapist, and veterinarian, Social Service- gerontologist, The Rabbinate-cantor-rabbi. Certification form can be downloaded at: https://www.jcfs.org/jvsscholarships.

Amount Details

$8,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Business/Consumer Services, Communications, Dental Health/Services, Education, Law/Legal Services, Performing Arts, Public Health, Physical Sciences, Religion/Theology, Science, Technology, and Society, Urban and Regional Planning
  • CheckmarkRestricted to specific religious affiliations: Jewish
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Jewish

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Online Application, Certification form
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Interview
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Contact
Scholarship Services
jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org
Tel: 312-673-3444 Address 216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606