Kobrin Family Scholarship for Jewish Students

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Kobrin Family Scholarship for Jewish Students

Kobrin Family Scholarship is currently open for the students of the Jewish faith and is from Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County who will be attending the University of Central Florida. The program is being organized by JFS Orlando.

The award has an aim to provide the support that a talented student needs to accomplish his/her dream or goals. This grant will surely be an enormous help made by the organization towards the high cost of education, stopping students from achieving more.

JFS Orlando is a nonprofit organization providing services to stabilize individuals and families in crisis and enhances the quality of life across generations of the Central Florida community. It was founded in 1978 as a human services organization based on the principles of community building, kindness, compassion.

Who May Eligible?

Interested candidates are to fulfill the mentioned requirements in order to be applicable:

  • Students must be accepted at and planning to attend the University of Central Florida as a full-time student
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA
  • Must be resident of Orange, Osceola or Seminole County
  • Must have a high school GPA of at least 3.2 based on a 4.0 scale
  • SAT score of at least 1360 (Reading + Math) or a minimum ACT composite score of 26
  • School/Community involvement during high school

How to Apply

Eligible applicants can download an application form and mail the complete packet to Jewish Family Services (JFS Orlando) ATTN: Kobrin Family Scholarship 2100 Lee Road Winter Park, FL 32789

Supporting Documents

  • A copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA
  • An official high school transcript, including both district (weighted) and state (unweighted) GPAs, reflecting first semester grades from the 12th-grade year, as well as SAT or ACT scores
  • School and community activities during high school
  • Total of two (2) letters of recommendation One from a school-related person One from a non-school related person
  • Personal statement (maximum five hundred {500} words, typed)


The scholarship includes an amount of $2,500 per year for a maximum of four (4) years. The beneficiary must maintain a 3.1 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) each year in order to remain qualified for the award.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is July 15, 2020, to submit your documents.

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