Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

The deadline for all scholarships is Monday, May 3, 2021.

JSSA Scholarship Application

Morton A. Gibson Memorial Scholarship

Administered by the United Jewish Endowment Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Amount: $875 – $2,500

To receive updates on future scholarship and educational loan opportunities, please email scholarships@jssa.org

Application requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must be a Jewish resident of the metropolitan Washington area
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or working towards citizenship
  • Accepted into an accredited four-year undergraduate program on a full-time basis
  • Completed significant volunteer services within the local Jewish community (in addition to high school graduation service requirements)

Note: Scholarship may not be used for community college or study abroad programs, including Israel.

Max and Emmy Dreyfuss Jewish Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount: $1,500 – $4,000

To receive updates on future scholarship and educational loan opportunities, please email scholarships@jssa.org

Application requirements:

  • Preference given to first generation college students
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or working towards citizenship
  • Accepted into a community college or an accredited four-year undergraduate program on a full-time basis

Note: Scholarship may not be used for study abroad programs, including Israel.

JSSA Educational Scholarship

Amount: $3,000 – $6,000

To receive updates on future scholarship and educational loan opportunities, please email scholarships@jssa.org

Application requirements:

  • Must be a senior in a Montgomery County public high school
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or working towards citizenship
  • Accepted into an accredited four-year undergraduate program, vocational school, or community college

Note: Recipients are eligible for 1-2 years of funding.

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