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JVS Chicago Scholarships for Jewish college and graduate students

Sponsored by: Jewish Vocational Service

Applicant must be Jewish who was born/raised in the Chicago Metropolitan area or who has one year of employment in the Chicago area prior to entering school. Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year; graduate applicants must be entering an accredited, professional graduate school as a full-time student. Applicant must plan to remain in Chicago after completing school and have the intention to be in a career in the helping professions. Personal interview required.


Application Deadline February 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 150
Required areas of study education, healthcare, Jewish Communal Service, law, medicine, performing/fine arts, Rabbinate, social service, technical/sciences
Awarded every year? yes
Unlimited amount awarded? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $8,000
Min $1,000

Contact Information

Sally Yarberry
Scholarship Coordinator
Jewish Vocational Service
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606 United States

Phone: (312) 673-3444
Fax: (312) 553-5544

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