• 17% of Indy-area Jewish children ages 6-17 attended or worked at overnight Jewish summer camps in 2017. Want to join them? Apply now!

  • "With a scholarship from the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, I was able to experience Israel to its fullest." - Leah G. (pictured on top of Masada)

  • Naomi Pescovitz presenting the 2017 Mark Pescovitz Scholarship to Jonathan Schwartz and Samantha Sinder

  • Past Jewish community interns

Scholarships and Internships


The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis is proud to offer a variety of scholarships, from academic scholarships for college-bound and graduate students,
to summer camp scholarships, to scholarships to help teens and young adults travel to Israel.


The Federation also offers internships to students who have completed at least one year of college.
Interns will spend the summer working in the Jewish community at one of our agencies. Individual internships focus on different skill sets and areas of interest. 


These scholarships are made possible through endowment funds. If you would like to help to fund one of our scholarship programs, contact Josh Lodolo at 317-715-9266 or jlodolo@jfgi.org​.

Click an icon below to learn more about academic scholarships, Jewish summer camp and Israel scholarships, and internships.

Academic Scholarships

• The Eugene and Betty Friedmann Memorial Scholarship
• Len Perel Memorial Scholarship
• Jules Dorfman Scholarship for Graduate Studies in
  Jewish Communal Service
• The Mark Pescovitz Scholarship

• Svetlana and Zinovy Grimberg Endowment Scholarship
• National Council of Jewish Women Scholarships

Israel and Jewish Summer Camp Scholarships

• Joe & Sylvia Rothbard Family Israel Youth Experience Scholarship
• Israel Youth Experience Grants
• Jewish Summer Camp Incentive Program — One Happy Camper
• Joe & Sylvia Rothbard Family Jewish Summer Camp Program


• Hooverwood
• Jewish Community Center
• Jewish Community Relations Council
• Jewish Education
• Jewish Family Services
• Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis



Contact Saasha Sundaresh at ssundaresh@jfgi.org with any questions.