For Jewish teens who want to grow, discover, and question.

Are you a student looking to challenge yourself and gain access to transformational Jewish learning through your local Hebrew High?

Open the door to new possibilities

Further your studies through an exciting new program run by Brandeis University.

Earn a certificate of completion from Brandeis University and scholarship funding for further Jewish learning experiences.

What you’ll do

Learn from the nation’s premier Jewish educators through courses specifically tailored for teens like you, with a choice of one or two classes per semester
Meet in person for four days of learning at Brandeis over winter break

Sample courses may include:

  • Deadly Conflicts in the Bible
  • Biblical Figures in the Analyst’s Chair
  • Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events
  • Jewish History in a Flash
Learn from the nation’s premier Jewish educators through courses specifically tailored for teens like you, with a choice of one or two classes per semester
Meet in person for four days of learning at Brandeis over winter break

Sample courses may include:

  • Deadly Conflicts in the Bible
  • Biblical Figures in the Analyst’s Chair
  • Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events
  • Jewish History in a Flash

What You’ll Gain

Inspiration and connection

World-class learning

Resume-boosting experiences

Scholarships for future studies

Scholarship Awards

Students receive a subsidy of up to $2,500 (for one class each semester) and $3,500 (for two classes each semester) to attend a Jewish program of learning, e.g., other online courses of Jewish study, a Jewish summer camp program, or college Judaic classes. Students who choose to participate for a second year will receive a further Jewish study scholarship of $7,500.

$2,500

Year 1: One class per semester

$3,500

Year 2: Two classes per semester

$7,500

One-two classes per semester

Eligibility


9th – 12th Grade

Enrolled in a Hebrew High School program in your community

Deadlines/ Important Dates


Applications due by June 30, 2022

Semester 1

September 11, 18
October 2, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20
December 4, 11

Winter Break

In person learning at Brandeis
December 27-30

Semester 2

January 29
February 5, 12, 26
March 5, 12, 19, 26
April 16, 23

Apply Now


Applications are due June 30th. Contact Laura Hyman with any questions at laurahyman@brandeis.edu.

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