The goal of the Jewish Federation scholarship program is to provide assistance to families whose circumstances require it. Our scholarship procedure helps ensure fairness and confidentiality for all applicants.
A scholarship is dollars given on your behalf towards program fees. This gift is not expected to be repaid. Scholarship dollars are limited and available awards are determined each fiscal year.
For all scholarship applications, please remit current tax returns and W-2s to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Even middle-income families can feel the pinch of the Bay Area’s high cost of living. The Federation provides need-based scholarships to help make camp more accessible.
All application data is kept strictly confidential and will be reviewed without identifying information by the Federation, which determines awards based on financial need. Families will be informed of their scholarships no later than April 30, 2020. Award checks will be sent directly to the overnight camp.
Adult advisors and/or Rabbis can nominate up to two teen leaders each year!
Nominees should be:
Nominated teens will be asked to submit a written (300-400 words) or video (2-3 minutes) essay answering one of these prompts:
Awards will range from $300- $600 to attend a regional or national convention of their affiliated program. Answers will be judged on cohesiveness of their idea and not necessarily on the content of their presentation.
To submit a nomination, please email Lael Gray at email@example.com or call (408) 357-4790 with any questions.
Apply for a Teen Israel Trip Scholarship. Applications are accepted year-round.
If you have any questions regarding the process, please do not hesitate to contact the Jewish Federation at (408) 357-7490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.