Since 1987, the NCJW/LA Scholarship Program has provided over 260 scholarships totaling more than $340,000.

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

1st CYCLE – Applications accepted FEBRUARY 1 through MAY 1. Scholarships are awarded in JUNE.

$1,000 THE SINGERMAN/NOSSECK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

To qualify a candidate must be enrolling or enrolled in a trade school or online course that leads to certification in a marketable skill such as massage therapy, dental assistant or certified nursing assistant. which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The scholarship is intended to ease the burden of the applicant starting or continuing his or her education, and is not limited to a particular field of study.

$1,000 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 may be married or single, with or without children.

$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 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 THE SOL GOLDBERG CHILDCARE SUBSIDY

To qualify, an applicant must be entering or continuing school in an accredited institution tolearn 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 school.

$2,000 THE JUNE MILLER NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

This award is given to a woman or man enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants to the June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship are also eligible for the Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer award.

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

This award is given to woman or man enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants to the Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer award are also eligible for the June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship.

$1,000 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 and food.

$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.

$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/television/cinema/theater program, and may be a man or woman.

2nd CYCLE – Applications accepted AUGUST 1 – NOVEMBER 1. Scholarships awarded in DECEMBER.

$2,000 THE JUNE MILLER NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

This award is given to woman or man enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants to the June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship are also eligible for the Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer award.

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

This award is given to woman or man enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing. Some units toward the degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants to the Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer award are also eligible for the June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship.

$1,000.00 SAMUEL SCHULMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

To qualify, an applicant must be a single mother entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic independence. 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.

$1,000 THE SOL GOLDBERG CHILDCARE SUBSIDY

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 school.

$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.

$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.

$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 woman.

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