Scholarships 

Jewish Student Scholarship

Awards up to $6,250

This scholarship is for the students of parents

who work at Jewish nonprofits in Western Washington.

Who can apply?

High school rising seniors, and current post-secondary students with a minimum GPA 3.0

Important Dates

 

March

Application Opens

March 15th - April 17th, 2022

April

Student Interviews 

 

 May and June

Scholarship decisions

Scholarship awards released

Required Documentation

March 15 - Apr 17, 2022

1.  Photo ID (driver’s license, student id) 

2.  Proof of Enrollment (acceptance letter, fall class schedule, tuition bill)

3.  Student Financial Aid Award (if applied for aid, but not required)

4.  One pay stub from the parent that works at Jewish nonprofit

5.  If you are a current post-secondary student at college, community college, vocational or technical school, upload your current transcript with GPA.

Eligibility

  • Jewish:  Self-declared affiliation with the Jewish community

  • Washington state resident:  for at least 6 months

  • Student must be age 25 or younger

  • Parent employed at Jewish nonprofit: At least one of the student's parents is employed at a Jewish nonprofit with the following criteria:

    • Employed for 1-year at time of scholarship decision​

    • Full-time employee of at least 30-hrs a week

  • Eligible post-secondary students: College, community college, voc / tech students.

  • Current post-secondary student GPA:  3.0 minimum GPA to be eligible

  • High school applicants no GPA requirement 
  • Proof of acceptance: for Fall academic term, to an accredited, non-profit institution in the United States (e.g., undergraduate, vocational, technical, or community college program). 

Applicants with financial need will be prioritized

 Not Eligible

  • Graduate school

  • Overseas study

Application available on March 15, 2022

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This is a list of the currently available information for Jewish student scholarships.   For the most up-to-date scholarship information contact Hillel at University of Washington directly. Scholarship applications accepted until May 1, 2020.  For questions, contact the Hillel office directly at (206) 527-1997 or e-mail info@hilleluw.org.

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