Naomi Pescovitz presenting the 2017 Mark Pescovitz Scholarship to Jonathan Schwartz and Samantha Sinder
The Jewish Federation offers several scholarships for college-bound and graduate students.
Application deadline: March 1, 2019
These scholarships are reviewed and decided by a committee that meets in April.
The Eugene and Betty Friedmann Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Eugene and Betty Friedmann for their belief that success is possible despite formidable challenges, to support deserving Jewish individuals seeking to further their education in the fields of science, medicine, or technology.
Len Perel Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Len Perel and his commitment to community service, to recognize the academic excellence and volunteer service of foreign-born Jewish high school students.
Jules Dorfman Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Jewish Communal Service
Established in memory of past JCC Executive Director Jules Dorfman, in honor of his years of service, to support graduate students with a focus in Jewish Communal Service, Social Work, or Jewish Education.
The Mark Pescovitz Scholarship
Established in memory of Dr. Mark Pescovitz, a JFGI Officer and Chair of the Annual Campaign, to recognize a Jewish high school junior or senior with a record of outstanding service to the Indianapolis Jewish and general community.
Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Federation's Annual Meeting.
a) high school seniors who have arrived in the United States within the last four years and plan to attend an accredited Indiana college or university on a part- or full-time basis. Men and women of any religious affiliation may apply.
b) adults who have arrived within the last four years and are currently attending an accredited Indiana college or university as a part- or full-time student. Men and women of any religious affiliation may apply.
Awarded to adults who care for dependents and are returning to school for post-high school certificates, associate or bachelor degrees to better support themselves and their families. Men and women of any religious affiliation may apply.