COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships offered are needs-based as well as needs-blind for high school seniors from Jewish households. All applications must be completed online by May 13, 2022. All applications are confidential and anonymously reviewed. Awards range from $500 - $3,000 This is a competitive application process and in many years there are more applicants than money available. Therefore, awards are based on the strength of the application.
ONE HAPPY CAMPER: The Jewish Foundation offers: •Needs-blind incentive grants for first-time campers to Jewish overnight camp as well as •Needs-based aid for first time and returning campers. There are over 200 traditional and specialty Jewish overnight camps from which to choose.Deadline is June 10, 2022
ISRAEL EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS: The Jewish Foundation Israel Experience Scholarship Program enables local Jewish students ages 15-20 the opportunity to participate in an Israel experience to develop and enrich their Jewish education and reinforce their Jewish identity. Scholarships are for both short-term (minimum of 3 week program) and longterm organized Israel educational programs. For 2022 summer trips, applications are due by March 18, 2022. For the 2022 gap or academic year programs, applications are due by June 10, 2022. An essay and 2 recommendations are required. All applications are confidential and anonymously reviewed by the Israel Experience Scholarship committee. These scholarships are needs-blind. This is a competitive application process and in many years there are more applicants than money available. Therefore, awards are based on the strength of the application.
THE WOMEN OF VISION SOCIETY ANNOUNCES 2022 GRANTS: The Jewish Foundation’s Women of Vision Society has been helping women and girls in the Greater New Haven area and Israel for over 20 years. This endowment, created by 100 founding members in our community, has tackled issues from domestic violence and health to acculturation and spirituality. The endowment has more than doubled its membership and giving since its creation. Since its inception, Women of Vision has disbursed over $220,000 to help seed and sustain critical programming and services for women and girls. Deadline is January 28, 2022.