Jewish Leadership Scholarship

Application Instructions

Students who submit the Common Application by the Early Action deadline of November 1, or by the Regular Decision deadline of December 1 for majors requiring a portfolio or audition, will receive an email with a link to the scholarship application.

You will need to submit the application and letter of recommendation by January 15. Late applications will not be considered.

  • Question 1: We are interested in your engagement with the Jewish community.  Describe or list your participation in academic and/or extracurricular activities, including any leadership roles, awards or honors. This portion can be formatted as a résumé or bulleted list if you wish. Be assured the selection committee will also be able to review the information you provided on your Common Application.
  • Question 2: In one to two paragraphs, please describe how your identity influences your engagement and leadership within the Jewish community.

Please upload one document containing both your résumé and essay. (Maximum file size is 1 MB PDF or Word files only.)

Required: Please submit one letter of recommendation from an advisor or rabbi who can speak to your involvement in the Jewish community. Instructions for submitting letters of recommendation can be found in the application.

If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Cho, Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission, at