Hillel is offering two scholarship to help incoming college freshmen and current college students pay for the cost of their education. Scholarships are open to students who identify as Jewish, who are attending or preparing to attend four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada, and meet the individual scholarship requirements listed below. The deadline for applications is March 15.
Handeli First-Year Student Scholarship is a 44,000 scholarship awarded annually to two graduating high school seniors who are preparing to seek a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must demonstrate a record of leadership and/or volunteer service in any aspect of their local community, and must also self-identify as Jewish.
Hillel Campus Leadership Award is a $4,000 scholarship awarded annually to two full-time students seeking a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university who demonstrate extraordinary leadership abilities, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants must self-identify as Jewish and commit to attending at least one Hillel event in the upcoming school year. Previous attendance at Hillel events is NOT a requirement for this scholarship.