NCJW|LA Scholarship Program

The Spring 2021 Cycle Has Closed

Committed to Higher Education for Students of All Backgrounds

The scholarship program is available for a variety of subject matter disciplines, as well as support for non-traditional students in achieving their academic goals. Awards are based on a combination of academic merit and financial need.

The Numbers Are In...

NCJW|LA Scholarships

Applications Submitted

Scholarships Awarded

NCJW|LA Scholarships Supports Five So-Cal Counties

In 2020, 261 applicants from students at 56 colleges, universities, and vocational schools applied for 11 different scholarships. NCJW|LA Scholarships are focused on supporting local students pursuing degrees in specific fields as well as non-traditional students who were working hard to achieve their academic goals.

Congratulations to the 2020 Scholarship Recipients

DODELL WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (8)

Deirdre Wilson
USC
Social Work

Vannessa Santos (5)

Vanessa Santos
Pasadena City College
Social & Behavioral Sciences

JEFFREY A. TIDUS SCHOLARSHIP FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Vannessa Santos (7)

Tabari Zahir
Cal State University, San Bernardino
Social Work

Vannessa Santos (6)

Veronica Hernandez-Lara
Cal State University Fullerton
Nursing

THE JUNE MILLER NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (11)

Jennifer Frank
California State University, Los Angeles
Nursing

Vannessa Santos (12)

Young Ran Jun
Los Angeles Harbor College
Nursing

Vannessa Santos (9)

Ma Veronica Mendez
West Coast University
Nursing

Vannessa Santos (10)

Mitzy Sanchez Hernandez
Cal State University of Northridge
Nursing

THE SHERMAN & FRANCES L. TELLER TEACHING
CREDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (14)

Brenda Rubio
University of California Riverside
Education

Vannessa Santos (13)

Alexis Lara
Cal State Channel Islands University
Liberal Studies

SINGERMAN-NOSSECK CHILDCARE SCHOLARSHIP

SUSAN SCHULMAN BEGLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (15)

Raquel Borges 
Claremont Graduate University
Business Administration

Vannessa Santos (16)

Kukhee Lee
UCLA
Education & Social Transformation

STEPHEN L. TELLER & RICHARD HOTSON TV, CINEMA, AND THEATER SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (19)

Boshko Ikovic
West Los Angeles College
Film and TV Production

Vannessa Santos (20)

Joan Mao
Los Angeles City College
Cinema Production

RICHARD V. HOTSON, JR. AND STEPHEN L. TELLER SCHOLARSHIP FOR LGBTQ+ STUDENTS

Vannessa Santos (18)

Gary Rivas
Western University of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant

Vannessa Santos (17)

Scott Nash
Cal State University of Northridge
Nursing

INGER LAWRENCE-M.R. BAUER FOUNDATION NURSING STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (22)

Denise Martin
California State University, Long Beach
Nursing

Vannessa Santos (23)

Melissa Walman
University of California, Los Angeles
Nursing, MSN

Vannessa Santos (25)

Jessica Aubrey
Cal State Channel Islands University
Nursing

Vannessa Santos (24)

Nelly Escobedo
Cal State University, Los Angeles
Registered Nursing, BSN

EDITH LAWRENCE AND FRANCES LAWRENCE TELLER VOCATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

SYLVIA & SAMUEL
SCHULMAN MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP

Vannessa Santos (26)

Jessica Ball
Ventura College
Nursing

Vannessa Santos (9)

Ma Veronica Mendez
West Coast University
Nursing

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You can be a part of their journey towards academic success by donating to our scholarship fund where you can donate to specific scholarships of your choice or donate to our general scholarships fund!

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Have Questions?

Email us if you have questions about any one of our scholarship applications. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of staff members and volunteers. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and financial need.