The FEREP Scholarship Program is designed to be national in scope—its aim is to provide the entire federation system with a cohort of enthusiastic, committed and well-trained individuals to begin professional work in federations across the
Candidates may apply for more than one community-designated scholarship if they wish. When award decisions are made in April by the Selection Committee, candidates for community-designated scholarships must first be selected as FEREPs and then considered for community-designated scholarships. If a candidate is offered a community-designated FEREP scholarship and does not accept it, he or she is not guaranteed a non-designated FEREP scholarship.
We encourage all candidates who would like to be considered for a community-designated FEREP Scholarship to familiarize themselves with that federation and community. For more information on how to learn more about these communities, please contact FEREPScholarship@JewishFederations.org.
The Ernest W. Michel Fellowship Program (
This fellowship was established in honor of Ernest W. Michel, Executive Vice President Emeritus of UJA-Federation of
The Lowenstein Fellowship (
Funded by the United Jewish Community of MetroWest, the Lowenstein Fellowship awards one FEREP scholarship of up to $40,000. The recipient of a Lowenstein Fellowship agrees to complete his/her FEREP work commitment at the United Jewish Federation of MetroWest. To learn more about the United Jewish Community of MetroWest, please visit www.ujfmetrowest.org.