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The Daisy and Vic Schneidman Educational Scholarship Fund was established to support members of the JFCS of Long Beach & West Orange County community in accomplishing their goals of higher education. Schneidman students are leaders in their community and have a desire to help others and give back to those in need. These scholars have demonstrated a passion for learning and are committed to pursuing their educational and career goals.  

The application for the 2023-2024 award cycle is now available. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2023. 

If you meet the eligibility qualifications below, you can  click here to complete the application.

Preview the application HERE.

Eligibility 

Scholarship funds are available to JFCS clients currently receiving services and without outstanding balances. Children and/or grandchildren of clients receiving services are also eligible to apply. Students must be pursuing higher education and enrolled in a certificate, degree, or vocational/trade program during the 2023-2024 school year. Students may attend full or part-time. Financial need is considered during the review and selection process.  

Application & Award Process 

Those who meet the eligibility requirements are asked to submit the completed application by May 31, 2023. The scholarship selection panel will review applications and select up to 3 students to be interviewed. Interviews will take place via phone or Zoom in June. The committee will select 1-2 students to be awarded a scholarship.

Proof of enrollment and signed scholarship acknowledgement form will be required to receive the award.  Scholarship recipients will be announced in July with awards being mailed out in August. 

Selection Panel 

The scholarship selection panel is comprised of members of the Schneidman family and JFCS  volunteers. Selection of scholarship recipients and award amounts is at the sole discretion of this panel. 

For questions about the program and eligibility requirements, contact Jennifer Seislove at jseislove@jfcslboc.org.