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Lyon Cohen Merit Scholarship

Lyon Cohen Merit Scholarship Application

The Lyon Cohen Merit Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student or a college student in or beyond his or her junior year. The scholarship is available to members and family members of Congregation Beth Israel and is presented to an individual who exemplifies Lyon Cohen’s optimism and devotion to Jewish ethics. The winner will be announced in Spring 2021.

For questions regarding this application, please contact Stephanie Robertson, Administrative Assistant for the Miriam Browning Jewish Learning Center at Beth Israel.



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GPA

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Final Undergraduate GPA


Graduate degree(s) sought

Proof of enrollment in a Graduate program for Fall 2021 must be provided by June 1, 2021.
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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, 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.
    






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.
  















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)

 

ED EMMETT BIOGRAPHY
Edward Emmett Edward M. Emmett is a professor in the practice at Rice University with a focus on public policy. In addition, he... (more)

 
JOE STRAUS BIOGRAPHY
Joe Straus III Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus has spent his career at the intersection of public policy, business, and politics. He... (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)
 
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