Learn about the 100 year history of JFSA’s College Financial Aid Program–a fascinating look at how higher education has evolved during the past century.

For more information, call Jessica Rosenblitt at 216.378.3429.

Donate to the Alumni and Friends of JFSA College Financial Aid Program Scholarship today to help current students reach their goals!

Applications for the 2016/2017 academic year are now closed.

JFSA awards need-based grants, interest free loans and scholarships to full-time students in Greater Cleveland. Funds are distributed each September for the fall term. All students must submit a new application each year to be considered for any scholarship, grant or loan in the coming academic year. Students who have renewable scholarships are also required to submit a new application each year by the deadline to be eligible for their scholarship.

For more information about the scholarships, grants and loans available, and to apply for assistance, click on any of the items below.

JFSA Scholarships, Grants and Loans**

The Jack W. and Shirley J. Berger Scholars Award*

The Morris Abrams Scholarship in International Relations*

The Irving I. Stone Support Fund

Yoda Newton Share the Luv Scholarship*

Frequently Asked Questions

*You do not need to be Jewish to apply.

**Our grant and interest-free loan program is funded through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and repayment of our student loans. Grants and interest free loans are need based and awards are determined by numerous financial and family factors of the total applicant pool. All students who apply for a grant or interest free loan who meet the qualifying criteria will be offered either a grant or a loan.


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The JFSA College Financial Aid Program is funded in part by: The Mortimer Weisberg Fund of the endowment fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland | JFSA Scholarships | Individual Donors | Student Loan Repayments

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