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Congrats to the 2021 JCF Scholarship Awardees!

Updated: May 20, 2021

It's been a topsy-turvy school year, but South Jersey scholars persevered.

Now it's time to celebrate some of the best and brightest students who hail from Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties.

CONGRATULATIONS to this year's awardees:

• Sarah Arnstein

• Quinn Basewitz

• Shaindy Black

• Hannah Borenstein

• Sadie Borenstein

• Lily Coyne

• Macy Desmond

• Shari Goldberg

• Brinley Ehrlich-Jaffe

• Jesse Eible Hargro

• Bailey Hann

• Seth Hornstein

• Maia Jordan

• Luke Kaplan

• Noah Kaplan

• Grayson Leslie

• Amalia Littwin

• Raphael Littwin

• Sophia Milask

• Dorie Rappaport

• Rebecca Raush

• Adam Safier

• Alixandra Trainor

• Marissa Tuman

About JCF Scholarship Awards

Each year the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. provides Scholarship Awards to deserving recipients who are pursuing higher education.

These financial awards are made possible thanks to numerous JCF donors, many of whom established endowment funds to spinoff annual funding for the important purpose of helping students defray the cost of obtaining degrees, Israel travel, leadership development, or technology purchase (depending on the fund's criteria).

This year, the JCF's Scholarship Committee, chaired by JCF Board member Ed Rivkin, allotted over $38,000 in financial awards to 24 individual recipients. We are excited to announce that this dollar total marks a new record amount awarded by the JCF in one cycle, and that the JCF has now awarded approximately $400,000 to deserving recipients since we started providing awards over 20 years ago. Thank you to our generous awards donors for making this possible!

Rivkin said that the annual JCF's Scholarships Awards program "is for the greater good and it’s helping young adults achieve their academic goals, since, tragically, college expenses continue to rise exponentially over the rate of inflation. By and large people need help, so we are investing in the future."

In addition, Rivkin said, JCF Scholarship Awards "is an opportunity for the community to bind together and endow the program to help ensure that the applicants succeed."

Thank you to the following JCF Scholarship Awards:

• Benjamin Asbell Youth Upsilon Lambda Phi Fraternity Award Endowment Fund

• Patrice Faye Cohen Memorial Award Endowment Fund

• Furer-Barag-Wolf Post 126 Jewish War Veterans Award Endowment Fund

• Valerie Gladfelter Award Endowment Fund

• Leonard Jay Hirschfeld Memorial Award Endowment Fund

• Donald Love and Susan Love Memorial Scholarship Award

• Robert L. Schattner Award Endowment Fund

• Seymour Siegel Youth Achievement Award Endowment Fund

• Mildred Soefer Award Endowment Fund

• Student Opportunity Scholarship Award Endowment Fund

• Freda & Sam Yacker Israel Experience Award Endowment Fund

To learn more about JCF Scholarship Awards, contact us at 856-673-2560 or or visit

We welcome prospective applicants to apply for the 2022 cycle starting in mid-December of this year, when application information will be updated on our webpage.


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