Jewish community centers association of north america
Are you legally able to work in the United States or Canada?
Beginning with most recent.
Please have the college/university you attended forward an official transcript of your grades:
Scholarship Coordinator ∙ JCC Association
520 Eighth Avenue New York NY 10018
Please include ANY experience in a JCC.
List involvement in communal and professional activities as a volunteer.
SUPPLEMENTARY TRAINING EXPERIENCES
List the training institutes, courses & workshops in which you participated.
Describe reason and purpose of visit(s).
Brief statement on scope of Jewish knowledge (separate from essay).
List special achievements, honors, publications & scholarships achieved in the prior 24 months.
PLANS FOR GRADUATE STUDY
Please list the schools/programs to which you are applying, the degree(s) you intend to pursue, and your expected date of graduation. If you have already been accepted, please indicate with an *.
If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program, indicated the school and program you are attending, and your expected date of graduation:
Are you willing and able to relocate upon graduation in order to accept a suitable position in a JCC?
If no, please indicate why.
Will you be attending a full-time Master’s Degree program or a part-time program? Please describe the program requirements.
How did you learn about the JCC Association Graduate Education Scholarship Program? (If you were referred by an employee of a JCC or of JCC Association, please include their name).
Please list other scholarships, if any, for which you are also applying or have been awarded.
Please list below the names of your three references. The references should include at least one faculty member from your college and a previous supervisor or employer. Where applicable, please include references from a professional and a lay leader from a Jewish Community Center. Reference letters written by friends or relatives will not be accepted. You are to contact and request your own reference letters which are to be emailed by the reference writer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all letters of reference are received by February 1, 2017.
A critical component of the application process is the creation of an essay describing your interests and career goals. Additionally, you will choose one of three JCC related case studies and submit your take on the situation presented.
The three case studies and directions for completion can be found on the website: http://www.jccworks.com/?P=gM28CBC3
Your essay and case study provide the selection committee with samples of your writing skills. The reader gains insight to your interest in JCC work and your understanding of the JCC Movement.
There are four areas that your essay must cover:
Please title it “Essay – Your Name”. Be sure that it does not exceed two pages. It must be typed and emailed to Shecht@jcca.org with the rest of your application, case study, references and transcript.
ACCEPTANCE OF CONDITIONS OR COMMITMENTS OF SCHOLARSHIP:
I am aware of the conditions of the scholarship for which I am applying and I am ready to commit myself to accept employment in a Jewish Community Center for two years following completion of my professional education.
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