The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program offers scholarship funds to help Jewish college and graduate students offset some of their financial burden. To be eligible, applicants must be Jewish, been born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area*, including Lake County, Indiana or had one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago metro area prior to enrollment, intend to return to the Chicago metropolitan area after completing school, and are entering their last two years of an undergraduate program or entering an accredited graduate program in the upcoming academic year. Eligible fields are listed below under "Eligibility Overview." Selected recipients will earn awards worth up to $4,000 each, which are potentially renewable.
If you're an incoming Jewish college upperclassmen or graduate student from the Chicago Metropolitan Area or Lake County, Indiana, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
Grade Level: College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
Academic Interest: Architecture, Communications, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Biology, Math, Science, Technology, and Society, Natural Sciences, Religion, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Social Services, Visual & Performing Arts, Photography/Photojournalism, Music, Healthcare, Audiology, Dental Health/Services, Pharmacy, Public Health, Therapy/Rehabilitation, Animal/Veterinary Sciences, Nursing, Business, Medicine, Chemistry
Religious Affiliation: Jewish
Other Category: Low Income
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