Essie and Reuben Rosenbloom Jewish Overnight Camping Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
This scholarship is available to assist Dallas Jewish children entering grades 3-8 in the fall of 2018 who otherwise would not have an opportunity to attend Jewish overnight camps. To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, a family must demonstrate financial need and live in one of the following counties: Dallas, Denton or Collin. The eligible camp must be a nonprofit overnight residential camp affiliated with a Jewish organization in the United States. We welcome all applicants who fit the need, age criteria, and eligibility requirement. Repeat applicants will be considered, with priority given to first time campers.
The application is closed, with notification in mid-April of 2018.
The application must include the following:
- The first page of the most recent 1040 (2016 or 2017) for the household(s), scanned and emailed with the application.
- Permission by parent or guardian allowing the DJCF to contact other agencies to discuss the other sources of scholarships. This could include synagogue, temple, camp, and/or Jewish children's Regional Services
If you request assistance from your synagogue, temple, the camp itself or any of the below be sure to include that on your application. The following agencies may provide financial assistance as well.
- Jewish Children's Regional Service
- One Happy Camper Program
- Youth Experience Loan from Dallas Hebrew Free Loan Association
Information furnished is treated with the strictest confidentiality. The review committee reviews each applicant anonymously.