NCJWlLA provides scholarships to those who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties.

For more information please email our scholarship coordinator at scholarship@ncjwla.org or call (323) 852-8515.

To donate to the Scholarship Fund, click here.

To apply for a scholarship, click here.

1st Cycle of 2018 – Applications accepted FEBRUARY 1st– MAY 1st

$1,000.00 – SOPHIE GREENSTADT SCHOLARSHIP FOR MID-LIFE WOMEN

To qualify, an applicant must be re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 35 years of age or older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.

$1,000.00 – SUSAN SCHULMAN BEGLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This award is given to a woman who is establishing herself as a head of household and a single parent, and – due to extreme circumstances following the dissolution of an abusive or emotionally traumatic relationship – has no other adequate financial means, and requires funds to meet immediate needs for herself and her children, including rent & food.

$1,000 THE DODELL WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP

To qualify, an applicant must be re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 25 years and older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.

$1,000 THE SINGERMAN – NOSSECK CHILDCARE SCHOLARSHIP

To qualify, an applicant must be entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The award is not restricted to any field or academic program, as the award is intended to ease the financial burden of childcare for a parent in schoo.

$1,000 STEPHEN L. TELLER & RICHARD HOTSON TV, CINEMA, AND THEATER SCHOLARSHIP

To qualify, an applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in a community college Film/ Television/ Cinema/ Theater program, and preparing for a career in film, television, or theater production, other than acting. Applicant must have completed 12 units of classes in their school’s Film/TV/Cinema/Theater program and may be a man or a woman.

$2,000 INGER LAWRENCE-M.R. BAUER FOUNDATION NURSING STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

This award is given to women or men enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required.

$2,000 THE JUNE MILLER NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

This award is given to women or men enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required.

$2,000 THE SHERMAN & FRANCES L. TELLER TEACHING CREDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

To qualify a candidate must be a K-12 educator pursuing a multiple or single subject teaching credential (includes special education and ESL). The applicant must be enrolled at a University of California or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area. The applicant may be a man or woman.

 

RECIPIENTS FROM 2017 CYCLES

Several of the 2017 1st Cycle Recipients: Vanessa, Ernesto, Christine, Sarah, Kwadwo and Shannon

Some of the 2017 2nd Cycle Recipients: Shelby, Peter, Terri, Desiree and Yadira