Scholarships

 

 

 

 

College Scholarships


 

  • Emma Kohn Podoloff Scholarship Fund of the National Council of Jewish Women

    The Emma Kohn Podoloff Scholarship Fund of the National Council of Jewish Women’s Greater New Haven Chapter at the Jewish Foundation sponsors scholarships to advance the scholastic and vocational education of Jewish high school seniors. An academic average of “B” or better and verified financial need qualifies a student to be considered. Awards average $1,500. Deadline: May 15, 2020

  • Mary Taylor Friedler Memorial Scholarship for High School Seniors

    Mary Taylor Friedler Memorial Scholarship Fund established in 1991 with an initial gift from Saul Friedler in memory of his wife to provide a college scholarship to a Jewish high school senior from Greater New Haven. The scholarship is not needs-based and requires an essay concerning what peace, justice and righteousness mean to you and your Judaism. Awards average $1,000. Deadline: May 15, 2020

  • Stuart J. Drell Scholarship Fund

    The Stuart J. Drell Scholarship Fund was established in 2001 at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, NJ. When Renee Drell relocated to Connecticut, she transferred the fund to the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven and it now awards scholarships to high school seniors headed off to college and college students entering their sophomore, junior and senior year. The award is $2,500 and applicants must be from a Jewish household. Deadline is May 15, 2020.

Additional Scholarships


 

Jewish Scholarship Initiative for Synagogue Schools (JSI)

Through the generosity of a donor in our community, JSI is able to provide need-based assistance for New Haven area synagogue schools. Assistance from JSI supplements other scholarships. The deadline for JSI application submission is October 19, 2020.

 

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Israel Experience Scholarships

Recognizing the impact of Israel travel/experiences, the Jewish Foundation provides scholarships for both short-term (minimum of 3-week program) and long-term organized Israel educational programs for Greater New Haven area youth ages 14-20.

 

For 2020 summer trips, applications are due by March 6, 2020.

 

For 2020-2021 gap or academic year programs, applications are due by June 8, 2020.

 

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One Happy Camper New Haven

 

The Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven now has needs-blind incentive grants for first time campers to overnight Jewish camp as well as needs-based scholarships for campers.

 

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