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    Congregation Beth Ohr Scholarship Information

 

Dear Congregant,

With pleasure we inform you that the following scholarships are available to deserving members or children of our synagogue members whose families are in good financial standing.  A student
may apply for any or all awards for which he/she is eligible.  All require an application and essay. The same essay may be used for the Gesher, and Goldstein scholarships, or different essays may be written; the Bloomstone essay is briefer, with different parameters.  The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate his or her Jewish commitment.

Gesher Scholarship:  Any graduating high school senior who has been accepted to a college or technical training school is eligible for this award. A student may apply before he/she is accepted but the check will be paid to the order of the school that accepts him or her. Award has been $1000 to one student or a lesser amount, not necessarily split evenly between two students.

Harriet Goldstein Scholarship:  Any student up to and including the age of 18 is eligible.  The award is to be used to further the student’s knowledge, background, or interest in Jewish life.  Maximum award has been $100.

Bloomstone Encampment Fund:  Any student planning to go to Camp Ramah, Kadima or USY Encampment is eligible. The purpose of the award is to encourage the pursuit of Jewish learning through attendance at Camp Ramah, Kadima or USY end of summer encampment.  Past award has been $100 to any student who goes
to Encampment.

The application is available in hard copy in the synagogue office or you can download it HERE.

Deadline will be on May 31st postmarked or date stamped or emailed to Skolnikbjc@gmail.comApplicants will be notified by mid-June.

Thank you.

Sherry Skolnik
Chair, Scholarship Committee

 

Sun, July 21 2024 15 Tammuz 5784