College Scholarships

Fall 2022-23 College Scholarships Application Now Open

The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation and its affiliates provide a variety of scholarships to students regardless of age or faith. While the majority of scholarships are for students from the tri-county area (Collin, Dallas, and Denton), there are many exceptions. This year there are 64 scholarship awards eligible to be awarded. Many have different criteria so there is a long set of eligibilty questions to review.

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be both:

  1. A full-time student attending school from the fall of 2022 until the spring of 2023
  2. An American Citizen or an individual who has achieved legal status to reside in the US

AND

You can say YES to at least ONE statement below:

  • I have resided in Collin, Dallas, or Denton Counties within the last 12 months
  • I will be attending one of the following next fall: a community college, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Oklahoma, Texas A&M in College Station, SMU, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • I am a Jewish student in any veterinary medicine program in the United States.
  • I am a Jewish student from Collin, Dallas, or Denton County
  • I am a Jewish student residing in Smith County
  • I am a Jewish student residing in a small Texas town (small is defined as two or less congregations).
  • I am a student studying archival education and related subjects in undergraduate, graduate, or graduate certificate programs in the United States.

Other criteria are detailed in the application. High school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students of any and all faiths are encouraged to apply.

Although there are many scholarships, only one application is needed per student. The questions are designed to allow each applicant to be considered for every scholarship for which they are eligible. Applications are to be filled out by the student, not the parent or teacher as this can affect the scoring process.

This year, there is the opportunity to award over 65 college scholarships based on financial need, academic merit, involvement in extracurricular activities, and/or community service for the 2022-23 school year. Most scholarships allow 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: veterinary medicine, medical, law, education, fashion merchandising, nutrition, and Jewish studies.

All applications and electronic or mailed transcripts must be submitted or received by February 10, 2022.

If you are mailing transcripts, mail or hand deliver to: DJCF/SWCF 12700 Hillcrest Rd., Suite 201 Dallas, Texas 75230   

If you are ready to open an application please click here.

Visit the link below for a complete list of scholarships and their criteria.


 

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