This scholarship is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are Jewish and demonstrate career promise in a helping profession. Students must also meet one or both of the following criteria: he/she was born or raised in either Cook County, the Chicago metropolitan area, or northwest Indiana OR he/she has completed one continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or the Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education.
The average award is $5,000. Some are different depending on individual circumstances. All awards are made on an annual basis and are non-renewable.
Application materials are available on the Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) website. The applicant must complete the following: a Legal Domicility Form, an Applicant Data Form, a Career Statement, a Le... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.