College Scholarship Application Process

In order to be eligible for a scholarship from the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation or one of its affiliates, you must be:
- A full time student attending school from the Fall of 2019 until the Spring of 2020.
- An American Citizen OR have legal status

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:

My permanent address has been in Collin County, Dallas County, or Denton County for the past year.

I will be attending The University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK in the 2019-2020 school year.

I am a Jewish student, sophomore or higher, attending SMU in the 2019-2020 school year.

I am a Jewish student attending Texas A&M in the 2019-2020 school year.

I am a Jewish student with a permanent address in Smith County for the past 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.

Documents needed:

  • Most recent official transcript
  • Official copy of test scores with applicant name
  • 2019-2020 Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at, with the EFC number and student's name visible

Applications are closed.

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

If you have any questions that are not listed on our FAQs page, please email us at

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Contact Us

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

Phone: (214) 615-9351
Fax: (214) 363-5942