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Scholarships & Grants

Beth El Service Grants
All families with children planning to attend Jewish summer camp or participate in an Israel experience are encouraged to apply for a Beth El Service Grant. These grants are available to everyone, regardless of financial need. The recipients repay the grants in the form of service hours to the synagogue. To be eligible for a service grant, students must be enrolled in BESTT or our high school. All service grant applications are due by March 31, 2017

Merit Scholarships
The Merit Scholarship program is open to all students in grades 9-12. Students who participate in Merit Scholarship demonstrate extra participation in synagogue life through attendance and participation in services, volunteers hours, Hebrew High School and USY. Click here for more information.

Additional Financial Aid
Beth El also has some limited need-based scholarships available for the following programs: Summer Camps and Conventions, Friedel Jewish Academy, Child Development Center (CDC), and Israel Trips. Click here for a financial aid application. For more information about additional supplemental aid, please contact Executive Director Allison Newfeld.

In addition to Beth El grants and scholarships, grants are also available through the Jewish Federation of Omaha. Jewish Experience Grants are available for approved Jewish summer camp programs, and Israel Experience Grants are available for approved Israeli peer programs. Passport to Israel is a joint program between the Jewish Federation of Omaha and the synagogues. Families can put aside funds towards a future Israel program, and the federation and Beth El will provide matching funds. Click here to learn more about these programs.