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Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

Offered by Helen Diller Family Foundation

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Sep 12, 2023
15 awards worth


Grade level

High School Students

Application deadline:

January 5, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a 13 – 19-year-old Jewish student who has held a leadership role on a project demonstrating the values of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world)? If so, consider applying for the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards! Each year, the awards grant up to $36,000 to 15 lucky applicants who have served an important role on or begun their own meaningful service initiative. The awards are funded by the Diller Family Foundation, an organization dedicated to creating and inspiring future generations of strong Jewish leaders in the global community. Just bear in mind that the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards have a slightly unique application process. Before you can apply, you must be nominated by a teacher, rabbi, community leader, or another individual knowledgable about your leadership role within your initiative. 

The awards are open from August to January of every year. If you fit the criteria, we hope you get nominated and encourage you to apply! 

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to 13 - 19-year-old Jewish individuals who have started or served an important role on a project or initiative that demonstrates the values of Tikkun Olam, “repairing the world.” Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement

Religious Affiliation


Application information

Before you can start the application process, you must be nominated by a teacher, rabbi, community leader, or another individual knowledgable about your leadership role within your initiative. Once you have been nominated, be sure to submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

No essay

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards winner will be announced: June 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Helen Diller Family Foundation at dil[email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.
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