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WHO WE SUPPORT

Financial Assistance for High School, College and Young Adult Trips to Israel

ELIGIBILITY:

Residency requirement: Applicants who reside in Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa or Solano Counties; OR college students who currently reside in one of these counties for their undergraduate education; OR applicants whose parents’ permanent residence is in one of the above counties.

Age requirement: East Bay Jewish day school students, high school students, college-age students, and other young adults (35 and under).

Financial need: Aid is awarded on the basis of financial need. Applications from families with an annual gross income of $200,000 or more will not be reviewed UNLESS the family can demonstrate unusual circumstances that explain their request for a scholarship.

Eligible programs: Foundation funds support high school and college programs including year courses, high school Jewish youth group programs, university programs, Yeshivot, East Bay Jewish day school Israel Trips, and others. If you are unsure whether your program qualifies, please contact The Jewish Community Foundation.

Click here to download the 2015–2016 Financial Aid application form.

Click here to download the 2015–2016 Financial Aid application instructions.

DEADLINES:

For information, please write to Alison Stein, Community Impact Program Officer, at alison@jfed.org or call 510.809.4911.


The Derek Israel Memorial Scholarship Fund
Applicable for Yeshiva Study in Israel

ELGIBILTY:

Eligibility: The Derek Israel Memorial Scholarship Fund awards East Bay young adults age 21 and over to attend programs of study at Orthodox Jewish institutions in Israel.

Eligible Programs: For a comprehensive list of eligible Orthodox learning centers in Israel, please visit http://www.science.co.il/yeshivot.asp

Residency Requirements: Applicants who have a permanent residence in the East Bay (Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, and Solano counties).

Click here to download The Derek Israel Memorial Scholarship Fund application.

DEADLINES:

For information, please write to Alison Stein, Grants Assistant, at alison@jfed.org or call 510.809.4911.