Illini Hillel is proud and excited to offer the Bernard Heerey Family Foundation Scholarship for the Spring 2020 semester and the Fall 2020 semester. 

This scholarship is aimed at enhancing Jewish learning and ritual at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign through practice and learning. 

The Bernard Heerey Scholarship recipients will commit to participate in Jewish learning and prayer services on a daily basis. The Bernard Heerey Scholars will help lead and support Jewish prayer, Jewish learning and Jewish practice at the University of Illinois. 


The scholarship fund will grant $2,000 tuition scholarships to up to 32 students each semester. Students must be enrolled at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (or accepted admission if they are incoming students). The scholarships will be paid directly to the University of Illinois’ student tuition accounts. Students will be able to re-apply for continued scholarship the following semester and will be considered, as long as they fulfilled their commitment in the prior semester.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Student must be willing to commit to regularly attending Jewish prayer services and Jewish learning sessions on the University of Illinois campus. 
• Must be enrolled at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Margie K. and Louis N. Cohen Center for Jewish Life
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