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