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Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Jewish high school seniors. Students must demonstrate strong academics, leadership potential and financial need. Applicants' parents must be permanent residents of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin or Sonoma counties.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Loan
Sponsor: Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)
Miriam Schultz Grunfeld Professional Building
2150 Post Street, P.O. Box 159004
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish and have been a resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo or Northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting an application. Applicants must complete and submit a FAFSA, demonstrating financial need based on federal tax returns. Applicants must be in good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a guarantor/co-signer application.

Amount: $1,000-$6,000
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jfcs.org

Bernard B. & Mary L. Brusin Scholarship
Sponsor: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
Zeitgeist Arts Building
222 E. Superior Street
Suite 302
Duluth, MN 55802
Eligibility: Applicants must provide transcripts and standardized test scores. Students must also submit FAFSA form.

Amount: $4,000-$5,000
Deadline: January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dsacommunityfoundation.com

Brandenburg Education Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish high school seniors or undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited four-year institution. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic excellence and a dedication to a specific field of study. Applicants' parents must be permanent residents of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin or Sonoma counties.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

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

Elaine and Barry Gilbert College Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish high school seniors who plan to attend a University of California campus. Students must have a minimum 3.5 grade point average and demonstrate Jewish involvement and financial need. Applicants' parents must be permanent residents of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin or Sonoma counties.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Sponsor: Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
50 Broadway, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility: Applicants must be knowledgeable of and able to formulate a project with Jewish specialization.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Students may request an application by written request only, via mail or email, with a brief description of the project included.
Website: http://www.mfjc.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: January 31
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/

Gail Karp Orgell Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish female students enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program in California, demonstrate financial need and submit a personal essay using 1,000 words. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, provide proof of practicing tzedakah and tikkun olam and have parents who are permanent residents of the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Applicants must have a proven record for high academic performance, true leadership and active athletic participation to be considered.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Helen B. and Lewis E. Goldstein Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. Preference is given to immigrants and students enrolled in a professional school. Applicants must demonstrate academic merit.

Amount: $6,800
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Jacob Rassen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)
Miriam Schultz Grunfeld Professional Building
2150 Post Street, P.O. Box 159004
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish and have been a resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo or Northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting an application. Students must complete and submit a FAFSA, demonstrating financial need based on federal tax returns. Applicants must be in good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $500-$1,500
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jfcs.org

Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Vocational Service Los Angeles
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 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jvsla.org

JVS Chicago Scholarships for Jewish college and graduate students
Sponsor: Jewish Vocational Service Chicago
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish. Students must have been born and raised in the metropolitan Chicago area, including Lake County, Indiana or have one year of continuous employment in the metropolitan Chicago area. Applicants must intend to remain in the Chicago area after graduating. Students must be entering an accredited college or university full-time with a major in a helping profession. Applicants must be entering their junior or senior year of their program. Students must have financial need and show promise in their field.

Amount: $1,000-$8,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://jvschicago.org/scholarship/

Marvin Anmuth Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate or graduate students majoring in electrical engineering, be enrolled full-time at an accredited post-secondary institution and/or graduate program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate a strong community-oriented mentality, provide proof of practicing tzedakah and tikkun olam and submit a personal essay using 1,000 words. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be registered for a minimum of 12 course units per quarter or semester, be from San Francisco, the Peninsula, Sunnyvale, North, Sonoma and Marin Counties.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.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 3
How to apply: Essays must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.kaplunfoundation.org

Nathan J. and Virginia H. Friedman College Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program and demonstrate financial need. Students must provide two letters of recommendation, submit a personal essay using 1,000 words and have parents who are permanent residents of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Alameda, Sonoma or Marin Counties.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.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: January 31
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/

Ronald P. Wilmot Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student, be enrolled at an accredited art or post-secondary institution and have gay or lesbian parent(s). Students must demonstrate financial need, be a permanent resident of the greater San Francisco Bay area if pursuing a master's degree and/or have parents who are permanent residents of the greater San Francisco Bay area if pursuing a bachelor's degree. Applicants must also demonstrate a strong community-oriented mentality and submit a personal essay using 1,000 words.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Rozsi & Jeno Zisovich Jewish Studies Scholarship Fund to Teach the Holocaust
Sponsor: Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)
Miriam Schultz Grunfeld Professional Building
2150 Post Street, P.O. Box 159004
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish and legal and permanent residents of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo or northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years. A commitment and meaningful connection to the Jewish community is desirable. Additionally, students must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $3,200
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jfcs.org

S.F. Humanities Inc.: Leo Hills Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate students, demonstrate financial need and be accepted into or enrolled in an accredited college, university, art or music institution. Students must demonstrate high academic performance in fine arts, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have parents who are permanent residents of the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Applicants must submit a personal essay using 1,000 words and preferably be a graduating high school senior from Jewish Community High School, Kehillah Jewish High School, Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy or public school dedicated to arts programs.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Shirley and Robert Raymer College Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish high school students in their senior year, be accepted to a highly competitive four-year post-secondary education and be residents of the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Students must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have a proven track record for high academic performance and active participation in the Jewish community.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Stanley Olson Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)
Miriam Schultz Grunfeld Professional Building
2150 Post Street, P.O. Box 159004
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish and have been a resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo or Northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting an application. Students must complete and submit a FAFSA, demonstrating financial need based on federal tax returns. Applicants must be in good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $500-$1,500
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jfcs.org

Stephanie G. Hoffman Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate or graduate students, demonstrate an interest in using reading to inspire underserved children to attend college and major in library science, English literature or other related fields. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have parents who are permanent residents of the San Francisco Bay area if they're an undergraduate degree seeker or be a permanent resident of the San Francisco Bay area if they're a graduate degree seeker. Students must submit a personal essay using 1,000 words, demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Vivienne Camp College Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)
Miriam Schultz Grunfeld Professional Building
2150 Post Street, P.O. Box 159004
San Francisco, CA 94115
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish and have been a resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo or Northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting an application. Students must complete and submit a FAFSA, demonstrating financial need based on federal tax returns. Applicants must be in good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $500-$1,500
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jfcs.org