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St. Louis Jewish Light

Applications open soon for academic scholarships, loans

Applications open soon for academic scholarships, loans

January 8, 2021

Jewish Federation of St. Louis distributes a number of academic scholarships and interest-free loans to St. Louis area students. These scholarships are open to residents of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, with a preference given to Jewish applicants.The...

Sophie Chervitz

Jewish War Veterans scholarship awarded

July 31, 2020

Jewish War Veterans Post 644 has awarded Sophie Chervitz the 2020 Chuck Sandroff Scholarship. Chervitz is the daughter of Marc Chervitz and Vicki Redler Chervitz. The family attends Young Israel.The $1,000 scholarship is given annually to an outstanding...

The Jewish War Veterans recently awarded its Chuck Sandroff Memorial Scholarship to Isabella Neuman. From left are JWV Quartermaster Larry Chevritz, Craig Neuman, Isabella Neuman, JWV Post 644 Commander Dennis Cohen, and Betsy Enger, the widow of Chuck Sandroff. Isabella, a senior at Parkway Central High School, received a $500 scholarship. Isabella’s Grandfather, Leon Gross, served in WWII in the Luzon Campaign, earning the Bronze Star Medal. Isabella is a member of the National Honor Society and she is active in the youth program at B’nai Amoona. She plans to study architecture in college.

Jewish War Veterans chapter seeks scholarship applicants

March 1, 2020

Post 644 of the St. Louis Chapter of the Jewish War Veterans is offering a $1,000 Chuck Sandroff Scholarship to high school seniors graduating from an accredited program and planning to enter a college- level or vocational training program in the fall. The...

ADL seeks applicants for scholarship

April 20, 2017

The Anti-Defamation League is seeking nominations for the 2017 Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship. For the past 19 years, the scholarship has recognized youth who have made outstanding contributions to the Jewish community and who may become...

ADL seeks applicants for scholarship

February 26, 2014

The Anti-Defamation League is seeking nominations for the 2014 Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established to recognize youth who have made outstanding contributions to the Jewish community and who may become future...

ADL announces 2012 Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship winners

May 16, 2012

The Anti-Defamation League announces that local high school seniors Lila Greenberg, Lauren Hasse and Paul Lisker are the recipients of the 15th Annual Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship Award.  Each will receive a $2,000 college scholarship. ...

Applications open for Jewish Community Foundation college scholarships, loans

February 22, 2012

The Jewish Community Foundation of St. Louis announces its annual 2012 academic scholarship and loan opportunities for St. Louis high school, undergraduate and graduate students. The financial aid will cover part of the cost of the students' educations.

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Applications sought for Hy C. Miller scholarship fund for teen Israel trip

February 1, 2012

St. Louis area teens are encouraged to apply for the Hy C. Miller Israel Scholarship Fund, which offers a month-long Israel trip, including airfare from New York, for $1,999 (and in some cases less).The trip, called the Jerusalem Journey (TJJ), also includes...

Scholarship opportunities for teen travel to Israel

January 4, 2012

The Central Agency for Jewish Education and the Jewish Federation of St. Louis announce the availability of the following scholarship opportunities for teen travel to Israel:• The Stuart I. Pessin Fund will award two outstanding teenagers merit- based...

Scholarship opportunities for teen travel to Israel

December 28, 2011

The Central Agency for Jewish Education and the Jewish Federation of St. Louis announce the availability of the following scholarship opportunities for teen travel to Israel: • The Stuart I. Pessin Fund will award two outstanding teenagers merit- based...

ADL announces Kranzberg scholarship winners

May 25, 2011

The Anti-Defamation League announces that local high school seniors Abby Abrams and Joseph Dardick are the recipients of the 15th Annual Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship Award. Each will receive a $2,000 college scholarship. In addition,...

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