Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS) announces the retirement of Alayne Lowenberger, who directed the Jewish Scholarship Service (JSS) for more than 28 years. JSS is a program administered by JFCS on behalf of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. “Many members of the Pittsburgh Jewish community today can proudly…Read More
Category: JFCS Scholarships
Assistance Available for Local College Students
College undergraduate enrollment rates have dropped by over 1 million since the pandemic started, marking a steep decline in a trend that started in the last decade–with over 3 million less college enrollments through the last 10 years. The pandemic has significantly impacted enrollments, with many students choosing to go…Read More
It’s scholarship application time at JSS!
Jewish Scholarship Service of Pittsburgh (JSS) announces that applications for financial aid for the 2020-2021 academic year are open! If you are a Jewish high school senior or enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or technical school with demonstrated financial need, JSS financial aid can help you achieve your higher education…Read More
JSS check distribution event: it’s a party!
Each year Jewish Scholarship Service (JSS) holds the official “Disbursing of the Checks” event where awardees pick up their financial aid checks. We'll be hosting this year’s event next Wednesday evening, July 24th, 6 to 8 pm, at the JCC in Squirrel Hill. Previous attendees will be happy to know…Read More