Overnight Summer Camp/Israel Experience Scholarship Application

2023 Application


This is a universal application to request support for Jewish overnight summer camp and Israel experience programming for children and teens. It incorporates all factors considered for all scholarships offered by the Federation for summer experiences. Only completed applications will be considered for funding. Please be attentive to deadlines: this application and supporting materials are due by 11:59 pm on Monday, January 9, 2023.


I.  Eligibility

       A.  Both need-based and merit-based requests will be considered.

       B.  Elementary, middle, and high school age children must live in Pinellas, Pasco or Hernando Counties. Parents of college-aged students must live in Pinellas, Pasco or Hernando Counties.

       C. Applicant’s parents must make a meaningful contribution to the most recent Federation Annual Campaign.

       D. Parent(s), on behalf of their child, may apply for a scholarship to a recognized Jewish overnight summer camp, or any other Jewish experience camp or Israel summer program sponsored by any local, national or international Jewish youth organizations that are recognized and approved by the Jewish Federation of Florida’s Gulf Coast.

       E. Parent(s) or child must volunteer at at least one of the Federation’s events.


II. All items listed within the application MUST accompany the application for the application to be considered complete.


III. Deadline:  Monday, January 9, 2023


IV. Awarding of Scholarships

       A. Funds for these scholarships have been made possible by the Jewish Federation of Florida’s Gulf Coast.

       B. The determination as to the amount of money awarded will be done on an individual basis.

      C.  In the event that the scholarship is awarded and the child does not participate in the program, the award is to be returned to the Federation immediately.

Completed application packages should be returned to:


The Jewish Federation of Florida’s Gulf Coast

13191 Starkey Road

Suite 8

Largo, FL 33773


You may also scan and e-mail to: dmorin@jewishgulfcoast.org