College Scholarship Application Process

In order to be eligible for a scholarship from the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation, you must be:
- A full time student attending school from the Fall of 2017 until the Spring of 2018.
- An American Citizen

If the above criterion describes you, AND you can ALSO say YES to at least one of the statements below, please fill out an application, as you qualify to apply for our scholarships. You must be able to answer YES to one of the statements below:

I have lived in Collin, Dallas, or Denton county for at least one year.

I am a Jewish student, sophomore or higher, attending SMU in the 2017-2018 school year.

I am a Jewish student attending SMU Dedman School of Law in the 2017-2018 school year.

I am from Ardmore, Oklahoma and I will be attending The University of Oklahoma in Norman Oklahoma in the 2017-2018 school year.

I am a Jewish student who has lived in Smith County for at least one year.

I am a Jewish student residing in a small Texas town (small defined as two or less congregations).

Unless stated otherwise scholarships are for students of all faiths. Dallas implies residents of Dallas, Collin or Denton counties.

Applicant must complete and submit all forms located on the link below by February 21, 2017, except for the 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (SAR) which is due March 1, 2017. Only the student may fill out the forms.

All documents are to be uploaded on the link below and must be the official original documents (except for test scores screenshots). The documents will only be accepted electronically with your online application. Your most recent transcript must be official (with school seal and/or signature). Your test scores must include your full name but it can be a screenshot or photo that is uploaded. The Student Aid Report (SAR) is printed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov and then uploaded. Only the first page of the SAR, which includes the EFC (Expected Family Contribution), is needed.

Document Checklist for Online Application:

  • Completed application (all questions must be answered, if not applicable please put N/A).
  • Current official transcript from the school with GPA on a 4.0 scale, converted by school if necessary.
  • Verification of test scores (SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, or GMAT) if not on your official transcript. You may provide a screenshot of your test scores which includes your full name.
  • 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (SAR) is due March 1, 2017. In order to obtain a SAR you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

We recommend you review the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Applications are closed. If you need to upload your SAR, please click here to do so by March 1, 2017.

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Testimonials

The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation continues to be very helpful in working together to meet the various philanthropic goals and desires that many of my clients have. Meyer Bodoff and his staff are very professional and continue to adapt…
Scott R. Cohen - Waldman Bros, CFP®, CFS®, CAP®
I have the privilege to serve as Chair of Create A Jewish Legacy, the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation's endowment and bequest initiative. That gives me the chance to collaborate with community partners and their donors to ask their const…
Stuart Prescott - Marsh & McLennan Agency Known Locally as Prescott Pailet Benefits
Our family philanthropic fund with the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation, which we established approximately 5 years ago, has provided us with the ability to plan and organize our charitable giving. First, it has allowed us to contribute t…
Dr. Harlan and Hannah Kay Pollock
The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation, particularly under the leadership of Meyer Bodoff, continues to stand out among community organizations. Most nonprofits, focus on the "how" or "way" donors can give. In my experience with Meyer and…
Todd S. Healy, MSW, CLU, ChFC, AEP - Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, HealyPartners
As I begin to write this testimonial to DJCF the realization strikes home that this is the 32nd anniversary of our family's Philanthropic Fund which was initiated in 1983. From our home in Waco, we have watched the Dallas Jewish Community F…
Dr. Stanley and Florence Hersh
We have enjoyed a terrific long-standing relationship with the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation. Professionals and families need a trusted partner, not just one with the knowledge and skills to get the job done, but one with a "heart". …
Lenny Krasnow - M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation
My experiences with the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation as a practicing CPA as well as a lay volunteer have been very fulfilling. In my professional dealings with the Foundation staff, they exhibit a high degree of professionalism and r…
Sandy Kaufman - Stanford Kaufman & Associates
My experiences with The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation have only been positive. Meyer Bodoff and his staff may be the most compassionate and capable group of people assembled in the field of philanthropy in Dallas, TX. They never fail…
M. Alan Alspaugh, CLU, CAP® - Eagle Strategies, LLC
Our relationship with Dallas Jewish Community Foundation goes all the way back to its formation as a separate entity in 1999. We are very proud of this relationship and continue to enjoy watching the Foundation grow in size and stature as …
David Rosenberg - Thompson & Knight LLP
As an attorney (and CPA) who often represents families involved with complex tax and estate matters relating to wealth preservation and transfer strategies, it is reassuring to know that the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation is available a…
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Contact Us

Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Byrna & Joe Funk Family Philanthropy Center
12700 Hillcrest Road, Suite 201
Dallas, Texas 75230

E-mail: info@djcf.org
Phone: (214) 615-9351
Fax: (214) 363-5942