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Temple David’s
Jean Shuman Memorial Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Jean Shuman Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Edgar Shuman and his family in memory of and in tribute to Jean, wife of Edgar and mother of Linda and Eric Shuman.

The scholarship will award $5,000 to a current or entering college student or graduate student from a Temple David member family. The applicants must be current members of Temple David in good standing. Rabbi Symons will administer the scholarship application and selection process. Priority will be given to those students with demonstrated financial need.

Applications are available from the Temple office (412-372-1200)
or may be downloaded from www.templedavid.org/forms/Shuman2017.pdf

The deadline for applications is February 24, 2017.

Personal interviews will be scheduled once your application has been received.


Central Scholarship & Loan Referral Service

Financial aid for 2017-2018 is available from the Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. This program is administered by Jewish Family & Children’s Service.  The funds are made available through the generosity of families who have established endowments through the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, Jewish Community Center, National Council of Jewish Women, Jewish Women International of Pittsburgh (formerly B’nai B’rith Women), Jewish Home for Babies and Children, The Pittsburgh Foundation, and Rodef Shalom Congregation.

Scholarships are distributed on the basis of demonstrated financial need.  Some funding sources also require high academic achievement.  In addition, the applicant must be Jewish, reside in Allegheny, Westmoreland, Beaver, Butler or Washington County for at least two years, and need financial assistance to attend an accredited institution of higher education as either an undergraduate or graduate student.  For school year 2017-2018 Central Scholarship will again be using an on-line application process.  

The on-line applications are available at http://www.centralscholarship.org.  For more information call JF&CS at (412) 422-5627, email alowenberger@jfcspgh.org, or write to:  Central Scholarship & Loan Referral Service, 5743 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

First-time applicants must be interviewed. All of the limited number of after school, evening, spring break and Sunday appointments will be assigned on a “first come, first served” basis to those whose applications are submitted by January 16, 2017. If students have scheduling needs (such as work, or attending school out of town) it is important to submit as early as possible, by 1/16/2017. All applications should be submitted as early as possible to ensure processing.

The deadline for 2017-2018 applications is February 9, 2017.

For more information, please call, write, or e-mail:

Alayne Lowenberger, Director
Central Scholarship & Loan Referral Service
of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Jewish Family & Children’s Service
5743 Bartlett Street; Pittsburgh PA 15217
(412) 422-5627

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