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    Hyman P. Moldover Scholarship for Communal Service

    Offered by Jewish Social Service Agency

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 15, 2024
    1 award worth


    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a current or incoming Jewish graduate student living in the metropolitan Washington area? If so, consider applying for the Hyman P. Moldover Scholarship for Communal Service! The scholarship is open to Jewish students who have been accepted to full-time graduate programs in Jewish communal service. Applicants must also reside in the Washington metropolitan area and intend to professionally serve the Jewish community after graduation. The scholarship is offered by the Jewish Social Service Agency, a health and social wellness agency that provides services for the local Jewish community. Each year, they award $5,000 to help one lucky recipient fund their graduate education. If you are a Jewish graduate student who would like some help with your tuition, we encourage you to apply!

    About Jewish Social Service Agency

    JSSA is the health and social wellness agency that supports their neighbors facing life’s consequential moments. Serving Montgomery County, MD, northern Virginia, and DC, their work is built on a commitment to healing their corner of the world. Their services are rooted in caring and designed with you in mind. Whether you’re coming to them for help in navigating end-of-life care for a loved one or searching for the right therapist to support your family, their team of experts will listen with respect. They connect your needs and concerns with the right people who can help.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students accepted to full-time graduate programs in Jewish communal service and who intend to work professionally in the Jewish community once they graduate. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students


    U.S. Citizens

    Academic Interest


    Religious Affiliation



    Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials.


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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

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

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Jewish Social Service Agency at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Hyman P. Moldover Scholarship for Communal Service is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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