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Each year, the Jewish Community Endowment Fund invites students to apply for the Haas/Koshland Memorial Award. The grant, which is given annually by the descendents of Walter A. Haas, Sr. and Daniel E. Koshland, Sr., provides up to $20,000 to support a year of study and personal development in Israel.

Eligibility

The award is open to college students, from sophomore year through graduate school, who are from, or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area and wish to broaden their personal life, academic life or both.

Application procedure

Applications are accepted once per year, with a deadline of February 1st. The 2010 award application cycle has been completed. Applications for the 2011 award are currently being accepted.

Application requirements:

  • An application form
  • A transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic, one personal)
  • A brief statement outlining academic achievements and developments, goals, and interests that would be uniquely enhanced by a year's experience in Israel (No more than 500 words)

Personal interviews may be requested.

Testimonials from former recipients

Read first-hand accounts from student’s personal experiences during their year of study. 

For more information contact:

Henry Velasco at 415.512.6272 or henryv@sfjcf.org.

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