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The scholarship application for the 2017-18 academic year is currently open.

***We are currently experiencing difficulties with the Financial Aid form within the online portal. Please find a downloadable, Financial Aid form below. Please print and have your school send to HFLS***

Biller Financial Aid form 2017-2018

Nerken Financial Aid form 2017-2018

Benin Financial Aid form 2017-2018

The Hebrew Free Loan Society administers three scholarship programs for the UJA-Federation of New York. This program provides approximately $1 million to students with financial need, primarily in the New York City metropolitan area.

UJA-Federation of NY Rose Biller Scholarship Fund is open to Jewish residents of the New York metropolitan area with financial need. Please click here for more information about the Biller fund. 

UJA-Federation of NY Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund is open to international students studying in the New York metropolitan area. Please click here for more information about the Nerken fund.

UJA-Federation of NY Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship Fund is open to Israeli graduate students studying in certain STEM fields. Please click here for more information about the Benin fund.

2017 Scholarship Deadlines:
Application – July 3, 2017
Financial Aid form – July 7, 2017

Please email with any questions.

Begin/Continue Your 2017-2018 Scholarship Application

Are you interested in learning about other ways that HFLS can help finance your education? Click here to learn about our interest-free education loan programs.