Scholarships

The Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) of the Jewish FederatioCentral Scholarshipn of Greater Pittsburgh provides need-based scholarships to qualified students in the Greater Pittsburgh area. This program is administered by Jewish Family & Children’s Service. These funds are made available through the generosity of families who have established endowments through the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Women International of Pittsburgh (formerly B’nai B’rith Women), National Council of Jewish Women, Jewish Home for Babies and Children, The Pittsburgh Foundation, and Rodef Shalom Congregation.

 

All scholarships are distributed on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Depending on the scholarship fund, factors such as academic achievement, field of study, school attending, and Jewish and general community involvement will also be considered. In addition, the applicant must be Jewish, reside in Allegheny, Westmoreland, Beaver, Butler or Washington County, and need financial assistance to attend an accredited institution of higher education as either an undergraduate or graduate student.

 

The 2018-2019 CSLRS on-line application will be available at http://www.centralscholarship.org in late November 2017. All applications are due February 12, 2018.

 

CONTACT PERSON:    Alayne Lowenberger, Director

Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Jewish Family & Children’s Services
5743 Bartlett Street · Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 422-5627
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