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 two 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.
Information about your current JCC OR YM-YWHA position
Immediate supervisor’s name:
Have you formally requested financial assistance from your agency?
If yes, please attach correspondence regarding the request.
If no, please indicate why you have not:
Please describe your expected work/school schedule (Please include whether you will be attending school full-time and your expected graduation date:
ESSAY STATEMENTS A critical component of the application process is the creation of an essay describing your interests and career goals. These statements 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.
Essay There are four areas that your essay must cover:
Your specific area of expertise as a JCC professional
How you’ve grown as a professional since you started your JCC career