Paletz Memorial Scholarship

The Annette Paletz Memorial Scholarship for Alexander Muss High School in Israel was founded in 2008 as a way to remember Annette Paletz, who passed away suddenly in March of 2007.

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Who is eligible?

This merit-based scholarship for community service is eligible to Minneapolis high school students interested in attending Alexander Muss High School in Israel

What does the by Scholarship offer?

One scholarship totaling $500 to be used towards tuition for Alexander Muss High School in Israel will be awarded in each round.

When can I apply?

The scholarship application has two deadlines: (Fall) August 15 and (Spring) March 15. Participants intending to attend the program December through May should apply by August 15, while those intending to attend in the summer or fall should apply by March 15 deadline.

Where can I apply?

To download an application, click here.

Why an Israel scholarship to honor Mrs. Paletz?

Annette had a passion for Israel and was the first person from Minnesota to participate in the semester-long journey to Israel as part of the Alexander Muss High School in Israel program back in 1976 when she was 17 years old. Knowing that this experience had a profound effect on Annette’s life, it was only fitting to create the Annette Paletz Memorial Scholarship Fund for Alexander Muss High School in Israel, a fund that will help Jewish Minnesota teens experience life in Israel.

The fund is available to receive tax-deductible tributes and contributions through the Jewish Community Foundation. If you’d like to make a tax-deductible gift to the Annette Paletz Fund, you can send a check to the Jewish Community Foundation, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, 13100 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 200, Minnetonka, MN  55305.

Any questions can be directed to communityimpact@mplsfed.org

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