College: University of Maryland, College Park

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Reflecting on Transformative Trips to Israel

RootOne is an organization that helps thousands of Jewish teens travel to Israel during their high school years. Many of those students go on to become leaders in their campus Hillels. The stories of these transformative trips are a snapshot into what inspires students to become leaders who are proud of their Jewish identities. Stay tuned as we share more of their stories.

When Basketball Meets Shabbat: Rami’s Story

Coming to campus as an observant Jewish student, I was immediately drawn to Hillel as the center of Jewish life at University of Maryland. I went to Hillel for kosher meals, for services, to meet friends, and to learn Torah.  I’m also a lifelong basketball fan (go Sixers!), and was looking for a way to […]

The Gildenhorn-Winer Scholarship in Israel Studies

The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (GIIS) is grateful to Michael and Catherine Gildenhorn and Carol and Michael Winer for their generosity in creating an annual scholarship for an outstanding UMD student pursuing a minor in Israel studies. For more information about how this merit-based scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded, visit the application site and click on “Israel Studies Minors."

Deadline to Apply: See Application for Deadline

Current Undergraduate
$1000

Undergraduate scholarships for Jewish Studies majors and minors

Jewish studies minors and majors in their first year of enrollment in the major are eligible to apply for one of five $1,000 scholarships to advance their studies.Jewish studies majors in their third year are eligible to apply for one of three $4,500 scholarships.These scholarships may also be applied to accredited study abroad and other academic programs.Please contact [email protected], or see the application form.Please Note: These funds are for students enrolled at the University of Maryland and may not be used for pre-university gap years.

Deadline to Apply: See Application for Deadline

Current Undergraduate
Amount Varies

M.S. & R.G. Cohen Scholarship Fund

The Meyerhoff Center has several scholarship funds for students in the areas of Jewish studies and Israel studies. Most but not all of these funds are earmarked for students who will travel to and then study at an Israeli university.

Deadline to Apply: Rolling

High School Senior
Current Undergraduate
Graduate Student
Application open
Study in israel
Amount Varies

I. & B. Gudelsky Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Meyerhoff Center supports Jewish studies and Israel studies scholarship both on campus and abroad. Majors and non-majors planning to study at an Israeli university are eligible for scholarships. To learn more, visit the application site and click on “For Other Students."

Deadline to Apply: Rolling

High School Senior
Current Undergraduate
Graduate Student
Application open
Study in israel
Amount Varies

G. Wasserman Scholarship Fund

The Meyerhoff Center supports Jewish studies and Israel studies scholarship both on campus and abroad. Majors and non-majors planning to study at an Israeli university are eligible for scholarships. To learn more, visit the application site and click on “For Other Students."

Deadline to Apply: Rolling

High School Senior
Current Undergraduate
Graduate Student
Application open
Study in israel
Amount Varies

D.M. Konigsberg Memorial Fund

The Meyerhoff Center supports Jewish studies and Israel studies scholarship both on campus and abroad. Majors and non-majors planning to study at an Israeli university are eligible for scholarships. To learn more, visit the application site and click on “For Other Students."

Deadline to Apply: Rolling

High School Senior
Current Undergraduate
Graduate Student
Application open
Study in israel
Amount Varies
University of Maryland, College Park campus

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742-5235, US

  • Top 60 in Jewish population
  • Hillel serves this location
  • Kosher dining available
  • Antisemitism training from Hillel International
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator

Undergrad Enrollment

5,800 Jewish Students (19%*)

30,368 Total Students

*Percent of population