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 » Ahava Dan Scholarships

Don’t miss this great opportunity

to engage in the Jewish community!


THE AHAVA DAN OMAHA JEWISH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FUND

This fund was established to have an immediate impact on the engagement of the Omaha Jewish community by expanding access to meaningful Jewish experiences, including overnight Jewish summer camp, the Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center, and Friedel Jewish Academy. These are two separate opportunities with specific criteria. Please be sure to read the detail carefully on the appropriate application:

Overnight Jewish Summer Camp
This year, a total of 6 scholarships, each for up to $5,400 will be awarded for enrollment in overnight Jewish summer camp for children in grades 5 through 11. This is an opportunity with specific criteria. Be sure to read the detail carefully on the Ahava Dan overnight Jewish summer camp application. If the family is not already a member of the JCC and/or a synagogue, the family of the scholarship recipient will be required to participate in the Gateway program, a unique opportunity to become involved with Jewish Omaha with a discounted joint membership to the JCC and the synagogue of your choice. Financial need is not a consideration for this scholarship. Please note the application deadline is February 17, 2020. Application deadline has been extended to March 2, 2020!

Please download the blank application before you begin to complete it.


CDC and Friedel Jewish Academy
This year, a total of 10 scholarships, each for $5,400 will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic years at the CDC and Friedel. This is an opportunity with specific criteria. Be sure to read the detail carefully on the Ahava Dan CDC/Friedel application. Families of scholarship recipients will be required to participate in the Gateway program, a unique opportunity to become involved in Jewish Omaha with a discounted joint membership to the JCC and the synagogue of your choice. Financial need is not a consideration for this scholarship. Please note the application deadline is March 2, 2020.
Please download the blank application before you begin to complete it.



Any questions on scholarship and grant opportunities should be directed to Diane Walker at dwalker@jewishomaha.org or (402) 334-6407.