External Scholarship Resources

Below are resources that can help you obtain financial assistance to pay for college. In searching for scholarships, beware of any organization that asks you to pay a fee as this information is available for free.

Please note: The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation provides the following links for informational purposes and do not constitute official endorsement by the DJCF.

General

FAFSA - For government loans and grants
FastWeb - Search the Internet for scholarships
FinAid - Learn about financial aid and search the Internet for scholarships
Dallas County Promise - Dallas County Promise covers the tuition at any Dallas County Community College

Jewish

Hillel Jewish College Guide - A magazine about choosing and entering the right college
Jewish Children's Regional Service - Offers grants and no interest loans to Jewish students
DHFLA Student Loan -  Interest-free student loans offered by the Dallas Hebrew Free Loan Association
Diller Teen Awards - The award celebrates Jewish students who have demonstrated impressive leadership and are actively engaged in community service projects

Speciality

Entrepreneur Circle Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is for college and grad school students who seek to and/or are in the process of launching a new company. The Entrepreneur Circle Scholarship has no strict preferences as to the nature of the applicant's business, but are certainly interested and excited about those entrepreneurs involved in tech. Applications accepted until September.

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