Career Development


Do you want to get ahead in your career,
but can't afford the training you need?

Apply now for the JVS Scholarship!

Our scholarship program is open to all Jewish residents of San Francisco, Marin, or Sonoma counties or the Peninsula, who can demonstrate financial need and are interested in a short-term training program focused on a clearly defined vocational goal. Funds can be used for tuition payments, living expenses while attending a tuition-free program, learning supplies, or testing fees.

Scholarship Details:
• Applicant must be a Jewish resident of San Francisco, Marin or Sonoma counties or the Peninsula
• Applicant must demonstrate financial need
• Training programs must be short-term
• Training programs must focus on a clearly defined vocational goal for which there are employment opportunities in the Bay Area
• Up to $1800 per person

Deadlines*: Cycle 1: May 10, 2014 & Cycle 2: December 10, 2014

To Apply: Fill out an

Submit applications to:

Raza Handan at or via mail

Attn: Raza Handan
225 Bush Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94104

Electronic applications encouraged.

*Note: The scholarship committee will be reviewing applications in December and April. If you need the scholarship funds before April 2013, you must submit your application by December 5th. Applications received by April 10th, will be applicable for use in May 2013 and thereafter.

Questions? Contact Raza Handan, E: | P: 415.782.6263

The JVS Scholarship Program is a project of Jewish Vocational Service funded by the Newhouse Fund of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma and the Peninsula.
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