Student Loans & Scholarships

JFS is honored to provide opportunities for local Jewish students to apply for interest-free student loans through the Nathan and Sarah Klein Fund, and college scholarships through The Lloyd and Morissa Parkans Scholarship Fund.

Posted
November 6, 2020
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Student Loans & Scholarships

JFS is honored to provide opportunities for local Jewish students to apply for interest-free student loans through the Nathan and Sarah Klein Fund, and college scholarships through The Lloyd and Morissa Parkans Scholarship Fund.

Posted
November 6, 2020

Apply for Student Loans & Scholarships Now!

JFS is honored to provide opportunities for Jewish students to apply for interest-free student loans through the Nathan and Sarah Klein Fund, and college scholarships through The Lloyd and Morissa Parkans Scholarship Fund.

  • The Lloyd and Morissa Parkans Scholarship Fund provides resources to enable Jewish undergraduate students to realize their potential through academic achievement, leadership, community involvement and admirable personal attributes. In honor of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Parkans Scholarship, in conjunction with the Houston Jewish Community Foundation and Nancy Parkans Ehrenkranz, JFS is pleased to announce three scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be available. Apply online by May 27.

  • The Nathan and Sarah Klein Fund for Student Loans provides interest-free student loans.  Local Jewish students with demonstrated financial need may receive assistance with educational and living expenses in college and graduate school, or trade school.  For nearly 60 years, Jewish Family Service has provided local Jewish students pursuing higher education with these no-interest loans. JFS Houston is privileged to offer these funds in partnership with the Hebrew Free Loan Association and the Houston Jewish Community Foundation. Apply online by May 27.

Eligible applicants can apply now on our website. The deadline to apply is May 27, 2022. For a guide to frequently asked questions, please click here.

For additional information please contact Adele Croft at acroft@jfshouston.org or (713) 986-7821.

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