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The JVS Scholarship Fund of the Jewish Vocational Service Agencies offers scholarships (amounts vary) as well as interest-free loans. www.jvsnj.org
The JCCs of North America Graduate Scholarship Program offers full-time students majoring in select subjects $10,000 so long as they agree to work for a JCC after graduation. www.jcca.org
The Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America offers educational grants of $500–$1,000 to high school seniors who are direct descendants of members. www.jwv.org
Hebrew Free Loan Society is your one stop shopping for interest free loans and scholarships.There are scholarships for students in the sciences, Jewish women, social sciences and more. Please check out their website at http://www.hfls.org/
HIAS - Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society has had an extraordinary impact on millions of Jews. For generation after generation, HIAS has provided essential lifesaving services to world Jewry, through its mission of rescue, reunion and resettlement. Go to HIAS.org for more information
For many more Scholarships and information please check the UJA Federation of New York's Website at http://www.ujafedny.org/
2. Lower Cost Loans
The Hebrew Loan Society offers interest-free loans of up to $7,500 per year. Eligibility varies regionally. www.freeloan.org
The Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF) provides need-based “last-dollar” loans to Jewish students from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. www.jelf.org
The Jewish Free Loan Association offers loans up to $2,500/year (up to $3,000/year for grad students) to residents of Southern California; loans for Israel Experience programs are also available. www.jfla.org/loans