The 2020-2021 Scholarship Season is now open!

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Application period closes at 11:59PM on May 31, 2020.
For questions please contact scholarship@HFLS.org or call 212-600-8651.

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 2020-2021 scholarship application period is now open. The scholarships will be awarded for the 2020 -2021 school year and will be for students attending classes between August/September 2020 and May/June 2021. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2020, 11:59PM to be considered. 

For undergrad students who intend to apply for the Rose Biller Scholarship (if you have not already done so) it is imperative that you submit a FAFSA prior to the start of the application process.

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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