Scholarship Guidelines

We know that Jewish summer camp and Israel experiences are some of the most meaningful and life-changing experiences for kids, teens and young adults—and some of the most expensive.

We want to help.

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation offers a number of needs-based scholarships to assist with the cost of Israel travel and camp tuition.

 

Camp Scholarships

Thanks to funds raised through the annual Community Campaign, Federation is able to award financial need-based scholarships to children in the greater Minneapolis metropolitan area for the Jewish summer day and overnight camp programs. The 2019 application will open on November 1, 2018. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Laura Tilsner, Administrative Professional-Community Impact at 952-417-2348 or ltilsner@jewishminneapolis.org. To learn more about the Camp Scholarship application form, click here to learn more.

The timeline for the application process is as follows:

  • Camp Scholarship Application Launch Date: November 1, 2018
  • Camp Scholarship Application Closing Date: March 1, 2019
  • Camps and families will be notified of application status no later than March 22, 2019

 

Israel Scholarships

Your ticket to Israel.

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation offers a number of scholarships to help community members experience Israel.

Louis Herman Israel Experience Fund: for teens ages 15-18. Learn more.

Isadore & Molly Boroff Israel Scholarship: for young adults ages 18-30. Learn more.

Israel Center Scholarship Fund: Needs-based scholarships for ages 16+ looking to go on an educational program. Learn more.

Annette Paletz Memorial Scholarship: for Alexander Muss High School in Israel. Learn more.

Alexander Muss High School in Israel Fund. Learn more.


The Joshua Scholarship Fund

Yeshiva Scholarship

The Joshua Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Minnesota residents who wish to study for one year in Israel at Yeshivot Hesder, Michlala Lebanot, or Orot; or other compatible institutions. Priority for scholarships will be given to those with financial needs. Click here to apply.

Camp Scholarship

The Joshua Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Minnesota residents who wish to attend Camp Moshava, a religious Zionist camp sponsored by Bnei Akiva of the US and Canada for the purpose of furthering the educational and ideological goals of Bnei Akiva. Priority for scholarships will be given to those with financial needs. Click here to apply.

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