Scholarships

Study in Israel Scholarship 

Scholarships of $10,000 each are offered for semester-long study abroad programs in Israel; in addition we have $5,000 scholarships for those wishing to study in Israel during the summer. The scholarships are open to full-time University of Oklahoma undergraduate and graduate students during the period for which application is made. Students must have completed a minimum of 15 hours of college coursework. Priority will be given to graduate students concentrating in Jewish History and undergraduate students who have officially declared a major or a minor in Judaic Studies or a minor in Hebrew. Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 GPA in Jewish History, Judaic Studies or Hebrew courses and a 2.5 GPA overall.

Deadline: February 3, 2017

 

Presidential International Travel Fellowship  

The Presidential International Travel Fellowship or "PITF" is a scholarship created by OU President David L. Boren to support international travel for study abroad.

Student awards will be given on a competitive basis to qualified students whose financial needs are not being met by other channels. The application and deadlines can be found online.

Deadline: Multiple, please see website. 

 

Esther Rose Shnier Scholarship  

The Schusterman Center annually offers two Shnier Scholarships of $3,000. The scholarships are open to any individual who, having completed at least 30 credit hours of college coursework, is a full-time, regularly enrolled student of the University of Oklahoma during the period in which application is made, and who has officially declared a major or minor in Judaic Studies and/or a minor in Hebrew. Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 grade average on a scale of 4.0 in Judaic Studies/Hebrew courses. The number of completed hours in the major or minors will also be taken into consideration by the selection committee. Any eligible, deserving undergraduate student is qualified for either an initial award or a subsequent award if, in the opinion of the selection committee, the student is making satisfactory progress toward graduation and the student needs supplemental financial assistance. Applicants will be chosen chiefly on college performance with financial need assuming a secondary role.

 Deadline: March 3, 2017



Rosalyn Price Scholarship 

The $1000 Price Memorial Scholarship is open to any individual who is a full-time, regularly enrolled student of the University of Oklahoma majoring in Judaic Studies. Applicants must have maintained a 2.8 grade point average on a scale of 4.0. The overall grade point average may also be taken into consideration by the selection committee as well as the number of completed hours in the major. Any eligible, deserving undergraduate or graduate student is qualified for either an initial award or a subsequent award if, in the opinion of the selection committee, the student is making satisfactory progress toward graduation.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

 

Zarrow Family Scholarship 

The $2,500 Zarrow Scholarship is open to any individual who, having completed at least three Judaic Studies and/or Hebrew courses, is a full-time, regularly enrolled undergraduate or graduate student of the University of Oklahoma during the period in which application is made. Preference will be given to declared majors or minors in Judaic Studies or minors in Hebrew. Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average in the minor on a scale of 4.0. The overall grade point average may also be taken into consideration by the selection committee as well as the number of completed hours in the major and/or minors. Any eligible, deserving undergraduate or graduate student is qualified for either an initial award or a subsequent award if, in the opinion of the selection committee, the student is making satisfactory progress toward graduation.

Deadline:  March 3, 2017

 

Carrie Jacobi Educational Foundation Scholarship 

The Oklahoma City Jewish Foundation is offering limited grants to Jewish high school and college students who have been accepted to or are attending accredited educational institutions. Grants are offered once every four years, and application guidelines are as follows:

  1. Applicants must be Jewish, have a permanent address within the service area of the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City, and be legal residents of Oklahoma.
  2. Applicants must submit all requested information to the Jewish Federation by the Application deadline. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
  3. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of: a) Academic Achievement including activities, honors, and awards received; b) Financial need; c) Demonstration of community involvement and service; d) Compliance. Applicants who have previously received a scholarship will NOT be considered again if they did not provide all of the information required for the grant including check notification, completed transcript for that academic year, and other pertinent information (activities, honors, and school/career plans).
  4. Scholarships are only for one academic year.
  5. Completed applications for the 2016-2017 academic year must be postmarked or return to the Jewish Federation no later than June 1, 2016. Award notifications will be sent no later than July 1, 2016.

Applications are available online or can be requested at 405.848.3132. 

Deadline: See website. 

 

 

 

 

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