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Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship

Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for Jewish high school, college, and graduate students in the Chicago area who plan to participate in an approved Israel Experience program. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be at least high school sophomores and no older than 23 years old and must live or attend school in metropolitan Chicago. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of leadership, a range of community service and involvement (either Jewish, secular, or both), and the potential impact of their Israel Experience. They must also participate in pre-Israel Experience programming before leaving, post-Israel Experience programming, and a Jewish communal activity after returning from Israel. Applicants must have applied to an approved Israel Experience program before applying for this scholarship.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 1
Average Award: $1,000


Maximum Age: Is this you?
  • 23
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school sophomore
  • High school junior
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
Home State: Is this you?
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Wisconsin
Location: Is this you?
  • Chicago Metropolitan Area
Religion: Is this you?
  • Jewish
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Study Abroad
More Requirements:
    Must plan to participate in an approved Israel Experience program.

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