Each year, the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund invites students to apply for the Haas/Koshland Memorial Award. The grant is given annually by the descendants of Walter A. Haas, Sr. and Daniel E. Koshland, Sr.
and provides up to $20,000 to support a year of study and personal development in Israel.
Applications are currently being accepted with a deadline of March 13, 2013.
The award is open to college students from sophomore year through graduate school, who are from, or attend school in, the San Francisco Bay Area and wish to broaden their personal life, academic life or both.
An application form: online version or downloadable PDF
Two letters of recommendation (one academic, one personal)
A brief statement outlining academic achievements and developments, goals, and interests that would be uniquely enhanced by a year's experience in Israel (No more than 500 words)
Personal interviews with Haas/Koshland Committee members.
Testimonials from former recipients