Rebecca and Sada Tarshis Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Oregon Jewish Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.
  2. Must be Jewish.
  3. Must be a resident of Oregon.
  4. Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  5. This award is for U.S. and international students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for Jewish undergraduate and graduate students residing in Oregon. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Application requirements for the Rebecca and Sada Tarshis Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
Additional Information: Since 1989, OJCF’s mission has been to create, promote and facilitate a culture of giving and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the quality of Jewish communal life in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Established in 2002 by the late Rebecca and Sada Tarshis, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to Jewish students for higher education, including college, university and/or graduate school, on the basis of financial need.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 1

Applications and information about this award are available on the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation website at the address provided. In addition to a completed application form, students must submit the following items: a federal tax return for the immediate preceding year; records of untaxed income, such as Social Security benefits, welfare benefits, and veterans benefits; tuition and fee schedule from the school or program applicant will be attending (a printout from the school or program web site is acceptable); official transcript from last year of school completed; two letters of reference, with at least one coming from a Jewish communal professional or lay-leader; a signed statement from any other available financial contributors (such as family members) stating the amount of their support. Documents must not be stapled or printed on both sides of the page. References and transcripts may be sent seperately from applications, but all submission materials must be received by the deadline date.
About Oregon Jewish Community Foundation:
Contact Information: Tara Siegman, Higher Ed Scholarship Committee
Address: 1618 SW First Ave. Suite 210 Portland, Oregon 97201

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