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The Jewish Federation is proud to announce several scholarships for high school, college and graduate students.

The Mark Pescovitz Scholarship

The Mark Pescovitz Scholarship fund was established through contributions in memory of Dr. Mark Pescovitz, who was killed in a car accident in Michigan in December, 2010. At the time of his death, Dr. Pescovitz was a Federation Officer and the Chairman of the Annual Campaign of the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis. The Federation Board of Directors, in consultation with Dr. Ora Pescovitz, established the purpose of the fund as a scholarship fund for a Jewish High School Junior or Senior with a record of outstanding service to the Jewish or general community or both in the greater Indianapolis area. The scholarship is not need-based. The Pescovitz Award winner will be announced at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Federation.

The Eugene Friedmann Memorial Scholarship

Granted to deserving Jewish individuals seeking to further their education. Preference will be given to foreign born applicant and applicants entering the fields of science, medicine or technology.

Len Perel Memorial Scholarship

Granted to deserving Jewish individuals seeking to further their education. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and volunteer experience in the Indianapolis Jewish community for greater than one year. Preference will be given to foreign born applicants.

Jules Dorfman Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Jewish Communal Service

Granted annually to a qualified graduate student in Jewish communal service, social work or Jewish education.

If you have any questions regarding any of these academic scholarships please contact Inna Kolesnikova-Shmukler, 317.715.9264 or via email.

Applications must be received by March 31, 2014.