Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

2019 Sussman Fund Scholarship

Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. All materials are due March 1, 2019.

 

The Sussman Fund was established in 1981 by Lillian and Gilbert Sussman to provide grants to Jewish students from the Portland Metropolitan area toward their higher education. In keeping with the founders’ wishes, students pursuing undergraduate studies towards a degree in an accredited college or university in the United States are encouraged to apply for grants from this fund.

 

Awards will be given to 1-3 recipients per year in the amount of $1,800-$3,600. Recipients will be notified in April.

 

Sussman Fund scholarships are available to Jewish students who:

  1. Are permanent residents of and have attended schools in the Greater Portland and Southwest Washington area;
  2. Attend or plan to attend an accredited undergraduate college or university in the United States and that leads to a recognized degree or certificate

 

Completed application with references must be received by March 1, 2019. Please fill out this online form. Any additional requested materials must be received by March 1, 2019 to:

 

Sussman Fund
Attn: Rachel Nelson
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
6680 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219

EMAIL (REFERENCES & RESUME) TO: rachel@jewishportland.org

Feel free to call her with any questions at 503.892.7415

Please note, all information is kept confidential.

 

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Please have at least two letters of recommendation. Your references can submit their letters via email, or mail. Please list the names, phone numbers and email addresses of two people who can serve as a character reference. One of the recommendation letters should speak of Jewish involvement. All references must be submitted by March 1, 2019.

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