The Nathan Jay Friedman College Scholarship Fund

Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund

This scholarship fund was established to benefit Jewish undergraduate students enrolled or planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or university. Applicant's parents must be permanently residing in San Francisco, the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and north), or Marin, Sonoma, or Alameda Counties. Students must demonstrate academic ability and financial need.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Undergraduate students
  • Financial Need:
  • Residence:
    Student's parents must be permanent residents of San Francisco, the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and north), or Marin, Sonoma, or Alameda Counties.
  • College:
    Accepted to or attending an accredited undergraduate college or university program.
  • Religion:
    Jewish undergraduate students

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    - A 1,000-word essay. The selection committee weighs this heavily! For new applicants: What drives you to achieve: in academics, community or Jewish service, and/or career goals? How has your past shaped the person you are today?- Statement of Economic Circumstances from either you or your parent(s).
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two references (teacher, professor or counselor) from where you are currently enrolled. You will contact them to provide an academic recommendation.
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed online application- Federal 2014 tax returns (or 2013 if 2014 not yet available) first page only.- Financial aid award letter from the college listing all grants, loans, and outside awards you received, if you have received it by the application deadline.

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