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The Gossett Jewish Leadership Scholarship offers a unique opportunity for emerging leaders to actively support the growth of a vibrant, dynamic and pluralistic Jewish community at Queens. Awarded to one student per academic year in the amount of $5,000, the scholarship may be renewed on an annual basis. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to Judaism and successful leadership experience in their Jewish and/or secular communities. Recipients are expected to be actively involved in Queens’ Jewish community. This could mean holding a leadership position in Hillel, supporting the admissions team in recruiting Jewish students, advancing Tikkun Olam with social justice programs or actively participating in inter-faith and multi-cultural dialogue.
To apply for this scholarship, please fill out the information below and attach your resume of academic activities and extracurricular involvement along with a personal statement addressing two (or more) of the following prompts (using approximately 400 words for each):
In addition, we will also need one letter of recommendation from someone who can speak to your abilities as a leader.