SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FOR JEWISH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES
The Northern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations of outstanding Jewish student-athletes for a small college scholarship (approx. $1,500) to be awarded at our gala dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, in late May (May 28, 2015 or May 31, 2015). Any secondary school Jewish student (male or female, grade 12) in Northern California may be nominated. Criteria for eligibility: One who identifies him/herself as a Jew, or who acknowledges their Jewish heritage, or who wants to reconnect with their Jewish ancestral identity. Please send a 150-word application stating why this person is worthy of recognition (students may nominate themselves). Please include:
A letter of application from the student-athlete (150 words).
A letter from a person who is familiar with the student-athlete (150 words).
A list of athletic participation signed by a coach or counselor.
A transcript of grades up to date of application (must include a verification stamp).
A list of community service and extra-curricular activities.
Additional letters of recommendation from coaches, administrators, teachers, clergy (no more than 3).
Date to submit the application is March 2, 2015. Send to Gary Wiener, JSHOFNC, 4200 Indigo Oak Court, San Jose, CA 95121 (Gary@JSHOFNC.org). If you have questions, please call Gary Wiener at 408-374-1600, or Barbara Oseroff, Scholarship Committee, 510-653-5155.
Contact Midrasha Co-Directors Mark Deutsch and Debra Marx at (510)501-6692