We’re always learning, and we know you are, too. To help strengthen your — and your family’s — connection to your heritage through education, we offer scholarships and fellowships.

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Selim and Rachel Benin Scholarships

Selim and Rachel Benin Scholarships enable economically disadvantaged, academically gifted college students in Israel pursuing graduate academic degrees in scientific fields in Israel. Contact your financial aid office for an application.

Rose Biller Day School Scholarships

The Rose Biller Day School Scholarship Fund supports students at day schools and yeshivot with financial need in UJA's catchment area: the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island. Each year, $1,000,000 in awards are given toward the cost of day school tuition to assist students who demonstrate the highest levels of financial need. 

For information on Rose Biller Day School Scholarships, contact Sophia Cohen. For information on Rose Biller Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarships, please contact Elise Hahn-Rubin.

Hebrew Free Loan Society

Hebrew Free Loan Society offers two different scholarship programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional education students, funded by UJA.

Questions? Contact the Hebrew Free Loan Society.

Immersive Jewish Experience Scholarship

The Immersive Jewish Experience Scholarship (IJEX) provides needs-based and modest incentive scholarships for short term, immersive Jewish programs to New York, Westchester and Long Island based teens and young adults. The goal of these scholarships is to make both Israel and domestic experiences available and accessible. Please contact your approved program provider to learn more about the scholarship opportunities available. Other programs may be eligible for accreditation. Please reach out directly to to see if your program is eligible.   

You can learn more about the Belfer Teen Fellowship here.

Additional scholarships may be available for short- and long-term Israel programs for Jewish young adults through MASA Israel.  

If you have questions about the Immersive Jewish Experience Scholarship, please contact Mona Johnson

For questions about the Belfer Teen Fellowship, please contact Sophia Cohen

UJA Graduate Fellowship Program

UJA Graduate Fellowship Program for graduate students who are working in or plan to work in the Jewish nonprofit sector. Learn more about our fellowship.

Questions? Contact us.


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