Diller Tikkun Olam Awards

The Awards recognize up to fifteen Jewish teens who are outstanding leaders in community service with awards of $36,000 each. We seek teens showing significant initiative and leadership in creating and leading a new initiative – or who have considerably deepened or expanded an existing project — that embodies the values of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

Annual Amount

The Awards recognize up to fifteen Jewish teens who are outstanding leaders in community service with awards of $36,000 each.

Additional Selection Criteria

Who can apply for the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards?
  • Aged 13-19
  • Currently serving in a leadership role on a project/initiative aimed at repairing the world
  • Self-identify as Jewish
  • Volunteering without any compensation
  • Residents of the United States

Note: Teens who have created and co-led projects with others are welcome to apply individually for the Tikkun Olam Award. In such cases, each applicant will be considered and evaluated separately, and no more than one applicant per project will be chosen as an award recipient.

 

Note: Teens are not eligible for the Award if they have a sibling who has received a Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award in the preceding five years.


Application Process

To apply, go to:  https://www.dillerteenawards.org/apply/

Directions:

All application questions should be completed by teen applicants. 


A complete application for the 2021 Awards requires only an application form submitted by the teen - formal nomination and/or reference letters are not required, though on page 3 of this application you will need to provide the names of three people who know and can speak to your leadership of the project for which you are applying. 


We recommend drafting and saving long form answers prior to submitting online. You can draft your answers in this downloadable form


For more information or support: dillerteenawards@sfjcf.org; 415-684-8618
To reach us via text: text diller to 31996.


Deadline

January 8, 2021

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.dillerteenawards.org/apply/