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Lyon Cohen Merit Scholarship

Lyon Cohen Merit Scholarship Application

The Lyon Cohen Merit Scholarship is awarded annually to any college undergraduate or graduate student. The scholarship is not a needs-based scholarship and is available to all members and family members of Congregation Beth Israel. The scholarship will be presented to an individual who exemplifies Lyon Cohen’s optimism and devotion to Jewish ethics. The winner will be announced at the Lyon Cohen Symposium on April 7, 2022.

For questions regarding this application, please contact Stephanie Robertson, Administrative Coordinator, Miriam Browning Jewish Learning Center.



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GPA (if you will be a college freshman, use high school GPA)

Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
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Final Undergraduate GPA


Graduate degree(s) sought

Proof of enrollment in an Undergraduate or Graduate program for Fall 2022 must be provided by June 1, 2022.
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If you have more activities, work experience, and/or awards than the space allows, list only those you consider most significant. Attachments and/or additional text submissions will not be accepted.

1. List the secondary school from which you graduated or will graduate, and all higher education institutions attended. Include summer, study-abroad, trips to Israel, or exchange programs.
    




2. List college activities (student government, sports, publications, school-sponsored community service programs, student-faculty committees, arts, music, etc.). List in descending order of significance. If currently in high school or a freshman in college, also list high school activities, in order of importance.
    






3. List public service and community activities (homeless services, environmental protection/conservation, advocacy activities, work with religious organizations, etc.). Do not repeat items listed previously. List in descending order of significance.
  





4. List part-time and full-time jobs and internships since high school graduation. If currently in high school or a freshman in college, also list high school activities, in order of importance.
  















For links below for more information about:

LYON COHEN SCHOLARSHIP HISTORY
LYON COHEN MERIT SCHOLARSHIP The Fund has created the Lyon Cohen Scholarship, a $5000 annual scholarship available to any Congregation Beth Israel member... (more)

 

ELLEN COHEN BIOGRAPHY
Ellen Cohen Ellen Cohen has lived and worked in the city of Houston for the past 43 years. She served for 10 years as... (more)

 

RABBI DAVID LYON BIOGRAPHY
Rabbi David A. Lyon A native of Chicago, Illinois, Rabbi David Lyon was ordained Rabbi in 1990, at HUC-JIR, Cincinnati. Upon ordination, he served as... (more)
 
Sun, September 25 2022 29 Elul 5782