DJCF College Scholarships
Thank you for applyling! The 2020 DJCF College Scholarship application process has closed.
The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation and Southwest Community Foundation provide college scholarships to eligible students as well as a variety of specialty scholarships.
High school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students of any and all faiths are encouraged to apply. More than 50 college scholarships are awarded each year based on financial need, academic merit, involvement in extracurricular activities and/or community service. Scholarships range from $500.00 to $5,400.00, with most allowing study at the college or university of the recipient's choice.
In addition to general scholarships, there are specific scholarships for those studying the following fields; medicine, law, education, fashion merchandising, and Jewish studies. Even scholarships for students of the University of Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Southern Methodist University.
Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals
The Janis Levine Music Women and Children's Endowment Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Funding from the Janis Levine Music Women and Children's Endowment Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation is available to all organizations offering services that ensure the safety and security of women and/or children.
Founded over 20 years ago in memory of Janis Levine Music, this Fund was intended to honor Janis' life, as well as her passion to help all women and children. With the love and support from Janis' family and friends, her legacy has become larger than life. The Fund's Advisory Committee, still with many of the original members, maintains high standards for grant making and has a genuine concern for promoting the mission of the fund.
Click "Read More" to see the eligibility requirements, grant details and important dates to remember.
New IRS DAF Rules
We want to bring your attention to operational changes to our grant process from a Donor Advised Fund (DAF). The Internal Revenue Service has issued new rules which change two types of grants from a DAF.
Essie and Reuben Rosenbloom Jewish Overnight Camping Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
This special, need-based scholarship assists Dallas Jewish children entering grades 3-8 next fall who otherwise would not have an opportunity to attend Jewish overnight camps. Since the creation of this fund, over 300 campers from Dallas, Denton and Collin counties have been able to attend camp.
Guided by our faith and traditions, the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation seeks to improve our community and the world by empowering the philanthropic vision and passions of our fundholders and community partners.