Ann Geisinger Scholarship
Purpose: The Ann Geisinger Memorial Fund, in conjunction with Kerem Shalom, is pleased to offer a scholarship to a Kerem Shalom high school senior with strong demonstrated commitment to the Jewish tradition of Tzedakah, or good works, through their community service and/or social justice engagement.
Who is eligible: High school seniors who are members of Kerem Shalom and plan to attend an institution of higher learning within two years of graduation are eligible to apply.
Award: One $1,000 scholarship is available for student applicants from Kerem Shalom
Deadline for submission: Friday, April 17, 2020
Click here for the application form.
Please complete the application form and submit, along with an essay (2-pages, double-spaced max) describing your community service and/or social justice work. In your essay, please reflect on how these experiences of Tzedakah have influenced your plans for college. A brief statement concerning your financial needs may be submitted as part of your application (optional). Email your essay, completed application, and resume (limit 1-page double-sided) to Jenifer Goldman Fraser, Chair, Ann Geisinger Memorial Fund, at email@example.com.
Notification: Applicants will be notified by May 1, 2020
Award Presentation: The scholarship award will be presented to the recipient during the Shabbat Service on Friday, May 8. We ask applicants to plan to attend the service to accept their scholarship award, if they are chosen.
Please note: The Ann Geisinger Memorial Fund offers two scholarship opportunities: one to a high school student at Kerem Shalom and the second to a high school student from Concord-Carlisle High School, regardless of race, religion, residency, or affiliation with Kerem Shalom.