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Scholarships and Grants

 » Additional Scholarship Opportunities


These scholarships may have different criteria than those used by the Financial Aid Committee. Please contact Janet Henthorn at the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation with any questions (402) 334-6551.

Jake J. Schreibman Foundation Scholarship
Awarded for a student’s freshman year only, to be used at the college of their choice. Amount varies based on each student’s need, up to $10,000. See specific criteria here.

The Phil & Ruth Sokolof Honor Roll Scholarship
• $10,000 merit scholarships for college or university education to two graduating Jewish high school students in recognition of their overall good character, scholastic performance, personal achievements and community service.
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• $10,000 merit scholarships to tow Jewish students currently attending college or university pursuing a course of study leading to a career in the field of health care. Download Application

The Karen Sokolof Javitch Music Scholarship
Up to two annual merit scholarships to Jewish students currently attending college, university or music conservatory who are majoring in or pursuing a degree in music performance, composition, or music education.

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Bennett G. Hornstein Endowment Fund
Provides scholarships for aspiring law students at either the University of Nebraska College of Law or Creighton University School of Law. Students must also display a commitment to community service.
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