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JFCS is pleased to announce an internship and 3 scholarship opportunites for 2016:

JFCS announces the Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award.  This is a merit-based award for a deserving High School senior who exemplifies what it means to be a mensch – a person of integrity and honor, a doer of good deeds, and an all-around good person.  Students must be nominated by a member of the community such as a Rabbi, educator, youth group advisor, secular school guidance counselor, teacher, parent, etc.  This $1,000 award is available to Jewish graduating High School seniors in Greater Mercer County.  This is not a need-based scholarship. Click here for an application!
Applications are due by April 30.

JFCS Internship Program AVODAH is an opportunity for currently enrolled college students to work in the Jewish Community obtaining skills and expertise in a dedicated field. Internships are available at local Jewish agencies in the Greater Mercer and Bucks Counties for the summer months and will typically be 20-25 hours a week. Acceptance into the internship program is based upon academic achievements, interests, experience, related skills, motivation, and availability. All applicants must submit a completed internship application and transcript. Click here for an application! For more information, contact Lara Wellerstein at 609-987-8100 or laraw@jfcsonline.org.
Application Deadline: May 1

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer is offering book awards to college bound Jewish students who reside in the Princeton Mercer Bucks community.   Facilitated by Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) of Greater Mercer County, the scholarships are awarded based on financial need and students must be accepted and enrolled in a college or university for the fall semester.  Click here for an application!
Application Deadline: June 1

JFCS announces the availability of the Dr. Esther Wollin Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Monies from Dr. Wollin’s estate were designated to grant a scholarship to a full-time student who will be, or is already, attending Rutgers University.  Eligibility is limited to Jewish female students raised by their Jewish mother in a single-parent household in the Princeton Mercer Bucks Community.  Eligibility is based on financial need.  Interested applicants may obtain an application by contacting Lara Wellerstein at (609) 987-8100 ext. 104 or LaraW@jfcsonline.org.
Submission Deadline: June 1

For more information or to nominate a student, contact Lara Wellerstein at 609-987-8100 or LaraW@jfcsonline.org.