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FEREP Eligibility Requirements

Each year, the FEREP Graduate Scholarship Program looks for talented individuals who have excelled in their previous endeavors and are dedicated to working in the Jewish community.  Specifically, candidates must:

  • Have been awarded a Bachelors degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have been accepted into a graduate program in an academic area that meets FEREP requirements (See Guidelines)
  • Be prepared to work in a North American Jewish Federation following graduate school for a minimum of two years (FEREP assists with job counseling and placement)
  • Have strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

The FEREP Program looks for candidates with:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability in past experiences
  • An understanding of, and interest in what the Federation system is and does
  • A strong personal commitment to Jewish community

PLEASE NOTE: FEREP is a highly selective program. Meeting eligibility requirements does NOT guarantee acceptance.





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Interested in completing your graduate education and becoming a top-notch professional in the Jewish Federation system? Apply for FEREP (The Federation Executive Recruitment and Education Program).



Interested in internship opportunities at The Jewish Federations of North America? Please email Laura Cyrus.

For more information about careers in the Jewish Federation movement, contact us at 212.284.6910.