Sara Glasgow Cogan Internship
The Sara Glasgow Cogan Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time Portland State University undergraduates who undertake credit-bearing internships in local Jewish communal and cultural organizations. The scholarship is open to students of all backgrounds who are pursuing a major or minor degree in Judaic Studies. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance in general and within the Judaic Studies program in particular, recommendations from faculty, and a statement of interest.
Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship
The Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship is for Judaic Studies Minors only. It is awarded annually to full-time Portland State University undergraduates who are pursuing a minor in Judaic Studies, and demonstrate financial need to cover tuition. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated financial need. Application process includes written personal statement and faculty recommendations.
Lorry Lokey Endowed Fund for Israel Scholarship
The Lorry Lokey Endowed Fund for Israel Scholarship provides funds for students to travel to and conduct research in Israel. Details TBA.
The Lois Berlin, John May, Ida & Sam Shleifer Endowed Scholarship will provide tuition and fee support for an undergraduate student participating in the Judaic Studies Department and/or working toward his or her minor in Judaic Studies. Details TBA
How to Apply
Please contact department for application deadlines
Students who wish to apply should send two faculty letters of recommendation (faculty member may e-mail recommendation directly to us) and a 1 to 2 page statement of interest explaining how the scholarship or internship will further their academic and personal goals. Additionally, the Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship is a need-based award, so applicants for the Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship are required to include a statement that explains their current financial need. Student I.D. number and current contact information including email address and postal address must be included.
Materials should be sent to Professor Natan Meir at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Two faculty letters of recommendation
- 1 to 2 page statement of interest
- Statement of financial need (Jacobs-Kaufman scholarship only)
- Student I.D. number
- Contact information (email address, postal address)