Applications will be available for the 2013-2014 academic year on March 1st, 2013.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia administers annual educational loans and scholarships. Each year applications will be available for download beginning on March 1st and will only be accepted by Federation until May 15th. Each scholarship fund has a separate committee that meets during the summer to review the applications. All applicants are notified by mail whether or not they have been chosen as a recipient. Scholarships funds are disbursed after September 1st.
Dr. Albert Strickler, founder of
Isabel Feinman established this fund through an endowment in memory of her parents. Ms. Feinman was a compassionate resident of
Foreman Fleisher established this fund in memory of his mother, Ida Fleisher. Mr. Fleisher recognized the financial demands of the “necessities of life” and established this scholarship to assist talented women to become professionals. The fund provides scholarships for the purpose of permitting women, preferably Jewish, to pursue a graduate degree. Eligibility is limited to women who have a hometown or attend school in the Greater Philadelphia area, including New Jersey and Delaware. Grant distributions, which can range from $2,000 - $8,000, are administered by a local bank and sent directly to the chosen recipient’s school to be used for tuition only.
Margaret R. Rice Music Scholarship Fund
In 1987, Kurt Rice established the Margaret R. Rice Scholarship Fund in memory of his wife, Margaret R. Rice. It was her cherished desire to make an endowment to help enable gifted Jewish women to obtain a music education. A limited number of grants ranging up to $2,000 are awarded to chosen recipients who attend local music schools to help with the financial demands of the “necessities of life”. A letter and resume must be sent to Federation by the interested student. Local music schools are advised each year of this scholarship and asked to submit names of eligible students.
Please click on the links below to download the application forms for the above scholarship funds. Applications will be accepted by mail only. DO NOT COMBINE APPLICATIONS if applying for more than one scholarship. You must submit a separate application for each fund (with the exception of medical students applying for the Strickler and Feinman loans, which are already combined on one scholarship application) with all required copies and information. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered by the committees.
The 2013 - 2014 Strickler-Feinman Fund Scholarship Application - Microsoft Word Version (tab between fields) The 2013 - 2014 Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund Scholarship Application - Microsoft Word Version (tab between fields)
The 2013 - 2014 Strickler-Feinman Fund Scholarship Application - PDF Version (fill out manually)
The 2013 - 2014 Strickler-Feinman Fund Scholarship Application - Microsoft Word Version (tab between fields)
The 2013 - 2014 Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund Scholarship Application - Microsoft Word Version (tab between fields)
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