Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $8,000
⏳ 02/01

Scholarship Description

We administer educational scholarship funds from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago to help Jewish college and graduate students offset some of their financial burden. Assistance is available for those with financial need who are pursuing careers in the helping professions. You should be born and raised in Chicago metropolitan area*, including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago metro area prior to enrollment. *Chicago metropolitan area includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. ** Applicants must demonstrate career promise in a helping profession such as Education- Jewish studies, Medicine- audiologist, chiropractor, dental hygienist, dentist, doctor, geneticist, nurse, occupational therapist, optometrist, pharmacist, physician’s assistant, physical therapist, researcher, speech therapist, and veterinarian, Social Service- gerontologist, The Rabbinate-cantor-rabbi. Certification form can be downloaded at:

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Interview required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Online Application, Certification form

How To Apply

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Donor: JVS Chicago

JVS Chicago administers the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program. JVS Chicago services include career counseling, job skills training and customized job training, job placement, credit building, small business development, access to capital and more.