Hilda Specter Morgenstern Merit Scholarship

The Hilda Specter Morgenstern Merit Scholarship Fund was founded in the memory of a Jewish woman who worked tirelessly and gave generously to many causes, both Jewish and secular. Mrs. Morgenstern was very dedicated to Jewish causes, the State of Israel and public policy.


The Hilda Specter Morgenstern Merit Scholarship is awarded once a year to an American woman who meets the following qualifications:

  • Will study in Israel during her undergraduate education

  • Identifies strongly as Jewish, but does not have to identify with any particular denomination

  • Has a 3.5 GPA or higher

  • Demonstrates strong interest in public advocacy, public policy or government affairs


The Morgenstern Merit Scholarship awards $2,500 directly in tuition dollars to the university, seminary or study program of the applicant's choice. You can find more information at www.morgensternscholarship.org.

Application due by February 28, 2020.




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