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HIAS Immigration & Citizenship College Scholarship

About the HIAS Immigration & Citizenship College Scholarship


*** Updated February 18, 2021 ***

Each year, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago offers HIAS Immigration & Citizenship Scholarships to Jewish high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students. Applicants must have either come to the United States with the assistance of HIAS Immigration & Citizenship, be a U.S.-born child or grandchild of someone who immigrated to the United States with the assistance of HIAS Immigration & Citizenship, or be someone who applied, or whose family applied, for permanent residency or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Immigration & Citizenship. Additionally, applicants must identify as Jewish, have lived in the United States for at least two years, show academic excellence, financial need, community service, and a well-thought out educational plan, and intend to begin or continue undergraduate or graduate school on a full-time basis in a four year college or university.

Scholarship Amount: Amount Varies

Eligible Grade Levels: High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student

Eligible Majors: There is no major requirement for this scholarship.

Residency Requirement: There is no state residency requirement for this scholarship.

Minimum GPA: There is no minimum GPA requirement for this scholarship.

Deadline: February 1, 2021

Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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