Scholarships

Beth El is pleased to offer service scholarships to help our youth attend Jewish summer camps or Israel programs.  Any youth who participates in Rimonim, or as staff for our B’nai Mitzvah Training Program, Shorashim or Sha’ar and Babysitting programs is eligible.

Scholarship applications are now ready. Completed applications are due no later than January 30, 2015. Late applications will not be accepted.  For your convenience, you are now able download forms and return them via e-mail.  Please return completed application forms to jblustin@bethelsynagogue.org or to the Beth El Scholarship Committee, 5225 Barry Street W, St. Louis Park, MN 55416.

The links below will take you to the forms.  Please note, not all of the forms need to be returned.  Some are informational only, but you may download all of the forms.

0 Application Cover Sheet for 14-15
Letter to applicants and parents/guardians from the Scholarship Committee Co-chairs. Does not need to be returned.

1 Instructions 14-15
Does not need to be returned.

2 Service Scholarship Policy 14-15
Does not need to be returned.

3 Scholarship Timeline 14-15
Does not need to be returned.

4 Application Form 14-15
Please complete and return to jblustin@bethelsynagogue.org or to the Beth El Scholarship Committee, 5225 Barry Street W, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. There are two pages to this file.

5. Activity Reference Form #1
You may e-mail this to Mary Baumgarten, Education Director at mbaumgarten@bethelsynagogue.org with a request for her to fill it out. Please save the form with your name and form name (last name, first name Reference Form #1) when you e-mail it to Mary. You may also send or give her a hardcopy form with student’s name and program completed.

6 Academic Reference Form #2 14-15
You may e-mail this to the appropriate person with a request for him/her to fill it out. Please save the form with your name and form name (last name, first name Academic Reference Form #2) and ask them to return it to jblustin@bethelsynagogue.org. Or you may give him/her a hardcopy with an addressed, stamped envelope and have it returned to Beth El Scholarship Committee, 5225 Barry Street W, St. Louis Park, MN 55416.

7. Supplementary Aid Application
Only those applying for additional financial assistance above their Service Scholarship need to complete this form. Please complete and return to jblustin@bethelsynagogue.org or to the Beth El Scholarship Committee, 5225 Barry Street W, St. Louis Park, MN 55416.

8. List of Community Financial Aid
Does not need to be returned.

9. Minneapolis Jewish Federation Guidelines for Resident Camping
Does not need to be returned.

10. Alternative Service Options
Does not need to be returned.

11. Verification for Alternate Volunteer Services
Only those applying for alternate volunteer service credit need to complete this form. Please complete and return to jblustin@bethelsynagogue.org or to the Beth El Scholarship Committee, 5225 Barry Street W, St. Louis Park, MN 55416