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Chester M. Vernon Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship
Sponsor: National Jewish Committee on Scouting
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane - S342
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
Eligibility: Applicants must registered and active members of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team or Venturing crew who have received the Eagle Scout award. They must be active members of a synagogue and have received their Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblems. Students must be high school seniors and demonstrate good citizenship and financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, essays and a self-addressed stamped postcard are required.
Website: http://www.jewishscouting.org/

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
Sponsor: Helen Diller Family Foundation
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish teens, U.S. residents and between 13 and 19 years old. Two references and an application form are required. Teens’ projects can help either the Jewish community or the general community as long as they have not been remunerated for their services. Teens may be nominated by any community member who knows the importance of their project — except family members — or may also nominate themselves.

Amount: $36,000
Deadline: January 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dillerteenawards.org

Frank L. Weil Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship
Sponsor: National Jewish Committee on Scouting
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane - S342
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors at an accredited high school or college freshmen if their Eagle Scout board of review was held the same year of their high school graduation. Students must be a current registered and active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team or Venturing crew and an active member of a synagogue. Applicants must have received the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem and must show practical citizenship in their school, Scouting unit, synagogue and community.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, one Scouting recommendation letter and one religious leader recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://www.jewishscouting.org/

Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Vocational Service
6505 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents and permanent and legal residents of Los Angeles county. Students must also plan to attend full-time an approved U.S. college or vocational school and maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA. Selection is based primarily on financial need as well as Jewish community involvement and community service.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jvsla.org

Lessans Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Scholarship Bureau
6 Park Center Court
Suite 211
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and must have already applied for a Central Scholarship Bureau interest-free loan for the current year, be enrolled at an accredited college, university or vocational school, have a certain income level and apply for financial aid and, if offered, accept a subsidized Stafford loan. An application form, budget form, copy of school bills, transcript, Student Aid Report, school financial aid award letter and essay are required. Selection is based on need and merit.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.central-scholarship.org

Moris J. and Betty Kaplun Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaplun Foundation
Essay Contest Committee
P.O. Box 234428
Great Neck, NY 11023
Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12. Grades 7 through 9 are level one, and grades 10 through 12 are level two. Applicants must submit essays on Jewish-related topics listed on the website, and essays must be typed, double-spaced and a minimum of 250 words. Level one essays may not be more than 1,000 words. Level two essays may not be more than 1,500 words. A recent level one topic has been, "What person of importance to the Jewish people, past or present, would you like to meet and why?" A recent level two topic has been, "Antisemitism plagues all Jews regardless of religious adherence. How do you see yourself reacting to it?"

Amount: $750-$1,800
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Essays must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.kaplunfoundation.org

Rick Arkans Eagle Scout Scholarship
Sponsor: National Jewish Committee on Scouting
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane - S342
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior at an accredited high school or college freshman if their Eagle Scout board of review was held the same year of their high school graduation. Students must be a current registered and active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team or Venturing crew and must be an active member of a synagogue. Applicants must have received the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem and must show practical citizenship in their school, Scouting unit, synagogue and community.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, one Scouting recommendation letter, one religious leader recommendation letter and a copy of the FAFSA are required.
Website: http://www.jewishscouting.org/

Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish high school seniors or current college students and must write a 500- to 1,000-word essay about "what they are passionate about and how this can be applied to making the world a better place."

Amount: $300-$1,000
Deadline: August 10
How to apply: An application form and essay are required.
Website: https://alumni.ncsy.org/scholarship/apply-now-ou-nextgen-scholarship/