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JVS Scholarship Program (Deadline: March 5, 2017)

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Who Can Apply: This is a need-based program providing scholarships for college and graduate school for Jewish students who are permanent residents of Los Angeles County.

  • Must be Jewish
  • Minimum age of 16 years
  • Permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County for a
    minimum of three years
  • U.S. citizen or documented legal permanent U.S. resident
    with a Green Card
  • Planning to attend an accredited public or private college, university or vocational school in the U.S.
  • Planning to enroll as a full-time student with a minimum of
    12 units per term
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (per term) for Undergraduate Students
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (per term) for Graduate Students
  • Demonstrated and Verifiable financial need including
    FAFSA (Student aid report)

Deadline: Completed application and all supplemental materials, including official transcript and letter of recommendation, must be postmarked no later than March 5, 2017. A complete list of required supplemental materials is available online. Any supplemental materials postmarked after March 5, 2017 will NOT be considered.

Amount: Since 1972, Jewish Vocational Service has awarded over $7.8 million to more than 4,400 financially challenged Jewish students from Los Angeles pursuing higher education.  This year alone, JVS is distributing $614,050 to 193 deserving recipients attending colleges and graduate schools around the country.

Learn More: www.jvsla.org/scholarship

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