The Atlantic Jewish Council invites applications from residents of Atlantic Canada for Abraham Leventhal Memorial Scholarships towards tuition fees for future post-secondary studies in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The award will normally be to a maximum of $5,000.00 for each application. The biannual application deadlines are May 31st (for studies beginning the following September, or later) and November 30th (for studies beginning the following January, or later). Applicants can apply once in any 12-month period. Abraham Leventhal Memorial Scholarships may be used towards either part-time or full-time studies. Applications for studies that begin from May to August must be submitted by the November 30th deadline.
Starting in January of 2021, in order to receive this scholarship, all successful applicants must agree to volunteer a minimum of 18 hours to a/several qualifying Jewish organization(s)* in Atlantic Canada in the 12 months following receipt of this scholarship. Up to 8 of these hours may be spent attending Hillel of Atlantic Canada events for post-secondary students. Successful applicants will be provided more details about this volunteering commitment.