The NCJW LA Scholarship Program

The NCJW|LA Scholarship Program is designed to ease the financial burden of people who are trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. Their recipients have ranged from survivors of domestic violence to single fathers to first generation college students.

The National Council of Jewish Women in Los Angeles provides scholarships, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexuality or national origin to those who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties.


Annual Amount

$2,000.00 THE JUNE MILLER NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

$2,000.00 INGER LAWRENCE-M.R. BAUER FOUNDATION NURSING STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000.00 SYLVIA & SAMUEL SCHULMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000.00 THE DODELL WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP

$2,000.00 THE SHERMAN & FRANCES L. TELLER TEACHING CREDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000.00 — STEPHEN L. TELLER & RICHARD HOTSON TV,CINEMA, AND THEATER SCHOLARSHIP

Additional Selection Criteria

Interested applicants must live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties and may apply for up to two scholarships per cycle.

2nd Cycle– Applications accepted August 1st – November 1st

-THE JUNE MILLER NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP — $2,000.00
This award is given to a woman or a man enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants to the June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship are also eligible for the Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer award.

-INGER LAWRENCE-M.R. BAUER FOUNDATION NURSING STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP $2,000.00
This award is given to a woman or a man enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants to the Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer award are also eligible for the June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship.

SYLVIA & SAMUEL SCHULMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00
To qualify, an applicant must be a single mother entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic independence. The award is made in two payments of $500.00. The second payment will be received after written confirmation of status and current school transcripts from the recipient.

THE DODELL WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00
To qualify, an applicant must be re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 25 years of age or older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.

THE SHERMAN & FRANCES L. TELLER TEACHING CREDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP $2,000.00
To qualify a candidate must be a K-12 educator pursuing a multiple or single subject TEACHING CREDENTIAL (includes special education and ESL). The applicant must be enrolled at a University ofCalifornia or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area. The applicant may be a man or woman.

STEPHEN L. TELLER & RICHARD HOTSON TV,CINEMA, AND THEATER SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00
To qualify, an applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in a COMMUNITY COLLEGE Film/ Television/Cinema/ Theater program, and preparing for a career in film, television, or theater production (not acting). Applicant must have completed 12 units of classes in their school’s Film/TV/Cinema/Theater program.



Application Process

For the application and more information please visit http://ncjwla.org/what-we-do/scholarships/ .


Deadline

November 1, 2017

Notification

December

For the application or more information go to:
http://ncjwla.org/what-we-do/scholarships/