Sylvia and Samuel Schulman Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 1

Friday
Awarded By:

National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles Section (NCJW/LA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic independence.
  4. Must be a female.
  5. Must be a single parent.
  6. Must reside in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.
  7. Must attend a college/university in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.

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

Description: U.S. single mothers who are entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic independence are eligible for this award. Students must reside and attend college/university in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.

Application requirements for the Sylvia and Samuel Schulman Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Enrollment verif.
Additional Information: The highly competitive selection criteria include the ability to articulate a clear statement of goals, the likelihood of goal attainment, the personal courage and personal commitment of the applicant, and the financial need.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Please note: The award is made in two payments of $500. The second payment will be received after written confirmation of status and current school transcripts from the recipient.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 1, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 1, 2020

Applications are available online from the National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles Chapter website. Please note: Applications are accepted from Feb. 1 to May 1 and Aug. 1 through Nov. 1. Each applicant may apply for up to two awards in each application cycle using one application. In addition to the completed application the applicant must submit the following materials: two letters of recommendation, preferrably from teachers and/or employers; a personal statement of one to two pages in length; school transcripts; and current enrollment verification from her institution. Applications and supporting materials must be received during the appropriate application period.
Contact: -
Address: ATTN: Scholarship Committee 543 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, California 90036

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