Search for school

Healthcare Scholarship: UJA Federation – The Weiner Educational Center

Overview of the UJA-Federation of New York Graduate Fellowship

Every year, The Weiner Educational Center awards the UJA-Federation of New York Graduate Fellowship to a deserving student pursuing graduate-level study. Applicants must be current full-time students of cantorial studies, clinical psychology, Jewish education, non-profit business administration, non-profit management, public administration, rabbinic ordination, social work or special education.

In addition, applicants must demonstrate their interest in working in New York’s Jewish communities. They must be either currently studying full-time at a New York-area institution, or planning to attend full-time. In addition, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Fellowships cover tuition costs for two years and full scholarship value may vary, typically ranging between $8,000 and $10,000 over two years. Fellows may receive financial aid from multiple sources, depending on their area of study or financial need situation.

In addition to the UJA-Federation of New York Graduate Fellowship, applicants may qualify for several other related scholarships. Three scholarships are intended for students specifically interested in a future career with the UJA: the UJA-Federation Wiener Scholarship, the Ernest W. Michel FEREP Fellowship and the Employee Scholarship. Three other scholarships are aimed at students more generally interested in working with the Jewish communal sector: the Professional Education Network Scholarship (PENS), the Dressler Scholarship and the Rabbi Seymour Siegel Scholarship.

All of the fellowships require winning applicants to work for 10 hours per week, either within the UJA-Federation’s network of agencies or at a synagogue or Jewish day school in New York City, Long Island or Westchester. Recipients must also participate in a series of educational seminars and, in the case of cantorial or rabbinical students, they must commit to teaching a six-session course to donors, staff or lay leaders of the UJA-Federation. These duties must be undertaken during the second year of receiving scholarship funds. All recipients must commit to two years of employment within the UJA-Federation’s network, or within local synagogues or Jewish day schools, upon completing the degree program. Rabbinical students are, however, excused from meeting this requirement.

The application process for the fellowship usually opens in early January, and all applications should be submitted by mid-February. As the timetable can vary slightly from year to year, it is highly advisable to consult with the UJA-Federation website for full, up-to-date information. Finalists are typically announced within a few weeks of the application deadline and, following a round of interviews, recipients are announced in late spring.

Thank you for sharing your preferences.
You can find other options through our sponsored listings below!
Quick Fact
In 2018, workers with a bachelor's degree or higher had almost twice as much
median earnings per week than workers with only a high school diploma.*
*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Tulsa Welding School

Get your career started with an education from Tulsa Welding School.

Programs:

  • Professional Welder with Pipefitting

Ross Medical Education Centers

Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
  • Dental Assistant

Fortis Institute

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


Programs:

  • Dental Hygiene
  • Medical Assistant
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • And more...

Vista College

Our mission is YOUR SUCCESS!

Programs:

  • Heating, Ventilation & Conditioning (HVAC), Diploma
  • Dental Assistant, Diploma
  • Cosmetology, Certificate
  • And more...

Southern Technical College

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment.

Programs:

  • Associate of Applied Science - Welding Technology
  • Diploma - Veterinary Assisting
  • Applied Electronics Technology- HVAC Major (Diploma)
  • And more...

Charter College

You can prepare for a new career with help from Charter College.

Programs:

  • Certificate - Medical Assistant

Mildred Elley

The mission of Mildred Elley is to provide quality career education and technical training to allow students of diverse educational, cultural and personal backgrounds to become successful in an ever-changing global economy. Mildred Elley strives to afford students quality placement opportunities and instill in all of our graduates a desire for lifelong education and learning.

Programs:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant-CERT
  • Business Technologies Specialist-CERT
  • Massage Therapy-CERT
  • And more...

Miller-Motte College

Get Career-Relevant Training with Miller-Motte College! 
 
At Miller-Motte College, you can find educational programs that can help you launch a new career. Whether it’s in the healthcare field to help the well-being of others or enhancing your business skills, we have programs to match your interests and meet your needs. Our training programs are career-focused and designed to help you gain the knowledge and hands-on training to succeed.

Programs:

  • Business Administration
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Clinical Assistant

Florida Technical College

Florida Technical College was founded in 1962 to provide post-secondary training in specialized business fields. The main campus in Orland opened in 1962, followed by the Lakeland campus in 1990, and the DeLand campus in 1997. 

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant Technician - Diploma
  • HVAC/R with PLC - Diploma
  • IT with Emphasis in Cybersecurity - Bachelor's Degree
  • And more...

Related Post