Rhodes College Jewish Community Fellowship

Rhodes College is pleased to make available five $10,000 merit scholarships to students who participate in Jewish life in their communities across the United States. Eligible students must apply Early Action for admission to Rhodes by November 15th for the Fall 2018 semester, be offered admission and choose to enroll at Rhodes. Fellowship applications will be reviewed by Jewish Community Partners (JCP) of Memphis and JCP will recommend applicants to Rhodes based on their participation in Jewish life and service and based on the responses to an essay prompt. A cover letter, a resume, and a 500-word essay will be required for the JCP recommendation. The essay prompt can be found below.

Recommended students will be considered for admission and scholarship to Rhodes on a competitive basis. Students winning scholarship recognition will receive a Jewish Community Fellowship from Rhodes of $10,000 renewable for up to three years.

Fellowship awardees are expected to become active in Jewish life at Rhodes and to fulfill the following requirements:
  • Assume a leadership role at Hillel of Rhodes
  • Write an article about Jewish life at Rhodes for print and electronic distribution
  • Make a presentation about Jewish life at Rhodes at a Jewish Community Partners board meeting

Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.