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Milwaukee Jewish Federation Grants and Scholarship Opportunities

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation has several grants and scholarship opportunitiesĀ for camp, college, Israel, and day school.


  • One Happy Camper provides grants up to $1,000 for first-time campers at Jewish overnight camps.
  • Scholarships available for Jewish overnight camps and summer Israel programs for young people.
  • Greater Milwaukee residents ages 18-29 are invited to apply for funding for a semester or year in Israel from the Sarah B. and Louis M. Kesselman Israel Program Scholarship Fund.
  • Scholarship awards from the Hecht Family Memorial College Scholarship Fund to outstanding Jewish high school seniors to help fund the college freshman year are based on financial need, academic performance and community service.
  • Grants for tuition assistance to students attending area day schools.


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