Fund Details
2018-2019 JFCS Educational Loans and Grants


Since 1850, Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) primary mission has been to assist our teens and young adults to achieve their educational goals in life. JFCS receives financial support from many Jewish donors; foundations, families, and individuals, so our most deserving students can receive meaningful loans and grants to afford their college costs.

Our recipients are strong and dedicated students who are eager to make the most of their college experience and are active in the Jewish community.

We encourage all Jewish incoming and continuing college/university students, who have financial need and are from our service areas to submit an application.

Application Criteria:

All applicants must submit the following:
  • Upload Applicant’s and/or Parent(s) current Federal 1040 Tax Return and supporting schedules

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Permanent legal resident (two years) from Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Northern Santa Clara counties
  • Demonstrate financial need to attend an accredited college/university
  • Have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA at your current school/college/university
  • Have made meaningful contribution(s) to the Jewish community
  • Exhibit a strong participation in extracurricular activities or show a significant commitment to his/her job during school.

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
8/01/2018 8:00 PM