Jewish Philanthropies awards
grants and interest free loans to students who reside in the Greater
Boston CJP service area.
Awards. . .
Committee awards generally range between $1000 and $4000. Individuals
are considered on the basis of economic need and are expected to
have exhausted all available resources including college financial
aid awards as well as federal, state and other private funds. Jewish
Vocational Service staff screens prospective applicants.
Who. . .
Undergraduates attending two- or four-year accredited institutions
are eligible to apply. Under certain circumstances students studying
in Israel may be eligible. Jewish undergraduates receive preference.
International students qualify to apply if they have an I-551, I-551C
or I-94 status. (Student visas are not acceptable.)
When. . .
The Committee generally meets twice a year. The application deadline
for the fall semester is April 30th for students currently enrolled
in an undergraduate program and May 15th for fall freshmen.
Jewish Vocational Service provides staff support to the Scholarship
Committee. JVS is a constituent agency of CJP and a United Way beneficiary.
For more information and an application, please contact
Lee Ann Bennett, the Jewish Vocational Service Financial
Jewish Vocational Service
29 Winter Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
phone: (617) 451-8147 (ext.3121)
fax: (617) 451-9973