Scholarship Overview

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.

The scholarship application for the 2018-19 academic year is now open through June 30, 2018. This year’s application differs from the one used in previous years; but if you have applied in the past, please use the same email address that you used last year.

If you have any questions, please contact Scholarship@HFLS.org or 212-687-0188 x8202.

UJA-Federation of NY Rose Biller Scholarship Fund
The UJA-Federation of NY Rose Biller Scholarship Fund is open to Jewish residents of NYC’s five boroughs, Westchester, and Long Island with financial need. It provides scholarships to Jewish men and women with significant economic need attending undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools.

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UJA-Federation of NY Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund
The UJA-Federation of NY Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund is open to international students studying in NYC’s five boroughs, Westchester, or Long Island.

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UJA-Federation of NY Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship Fund
The UJA-Federation of New York Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship Fund is open to Israeli graduate students studying in certain STEM fields.

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