Supporting the Dreams of Jewish Scholars Since 1972
In partnership with private donors, the JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in the Greater Los Angeles area with need-based financial aid, in the belief that education represents the first step to career success.
Since the inception of the JVS Scholarship Program in 1972, JVS has awarded more than 5,800 scholarships totaling over $12.5 million. Today’s recipients are pursuing both undergraduate and graduate studies at colleges, universities and vocational schools nationwide.
We are committed to providing as much aid to qualified recipients as possible and encourage students to reapply each year they are in school, so that we may help them throughout their post-secondary education. Today’s recipients are pursuing studies at community colleges, four-year colleges, universities, graduate schools, and vocational schools throughout California and across the country.
Contribute to the Patricia Sills Scholarship Fund
In appreciation of Pat’s service and dedication to the program, JVS SoCal is establishing an Endowment Fund in her name
Learn more about the application, deadlines and schools.
As Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs, we are excited to continue to shape and solidify the program’s mission. The Scholarship Committee remains fervently invested in developing the potential of this vital program.
The Association’s mission is to enhance the relationship between alumni, the JVS Scholarship Program and its current students by implementing social, professional, academic and financial support programs and events.
JVS Scholarship – The Show
Our 50th Anniversary show brings together multi-generational supporters and recipients and truly illuminates the impact of the JVS Scholarship Program. Join us in supporting students in accessing higher education that places them on the pathway to prosperity.
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