Each year, The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee awards education scholarships to qualified applicants attending College, Community College, Vocational/Technical School or University. Chaired by Laura Briefman, this year the Education Scholarship committee, unlike in previous unique Covid prohibitive years, was thrilled to award $35,330.00 in college scholarships to 6 students for the 2022-2023 school year. The scholarships awarded went to students who demonstrated a commitment to community service and volunteerism, to hard work toward academic success, and/or financial need.
“Every year when I read the scholarship applications I am so impressed with the involvement of the students in the community, and the passion they have for their future careers. It is a privilege to help them achieve their dreams by providing college scholarships thru the Federation.” – Laura Briefman, Chair
Kol haKavod (All our Respect) to our awardees: Brett McDowall, Alaya Knowlton, Axa Salas, Kyle Pac, Dana Molina, and Gryffin Wilkens-Plumley.
Our awardees at a glance are majoring in:
- Business and Finance
- Urban Studies
- Game Art/Computer Animation
- Zoo and Conservation Science
For more information about the Federation’s Education Scholarships, please visit jfedsrq.org/educationscholarships.