NCJW Scholarship

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Scholarship Fund will be available in 2021.

A student is eligible based on satisfaction of all three of the following criteria:

1. The student is a Jewish man or woman who has already completed a minimum of 12 undergraduate units or 8 graduate units at an accredited college, university or trade school.


2. The student’s permanent residence is in greater Long Beach or West Orange County. (If in doubt, inquire about specific location.)


3. Completed application, personal statement and necessary recommendations. 


Selection of recipients will be based on financial need, academic standing, Jewish involvement, personal motivation and past achievements. 


Previous scholarships recipients are not eligible for additional awards.

Please check back in 2021 for scholarship opportunities.

For more information contact or leave message at

(657) 235-2511.

"I will use the money toward books and supplies.  I will try to embody the values of NCJW and extend myself to others as I continue my studies."




NCJW Week proclaimed for February 17-21 by then City of Long Beach Mayor Ernie Knell




NCJW Long Beach was the recipient of “Friends of Education” award by the Long Beach Unified School District in recognition of our long-term tutoring of elementary students at Tucker Elementary School.




Certificate of Recognition for NCJW ‘s work at the Stand For Children 3rd Annual Symposium from Stand For Children, Long Beach Chapter


Certificate of recognition by the CA Senate (signed by Alan Lowenthal, 27th Senate district) in honor of NCJW’s recognition by Stand For Children


Certificate of Recognition by the CA Assembly (signed by Betty Karnette, 59th Assembly district) in honor of NCJW’s recognition by Stand For Children


Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to NCJW Long Beach in recognition of outstanding leadership and support of school readiness (signed by Linda T. Sánchez, Member of Congress)




Plaque honoring NCJW Long Beach, “our amazing partner in care” for 50 years of appreciation from Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) 




At the triennial NCJW, Inc. Washington Institute Barbara Wolfe received the prestigious Social Change Enduring Advocate, chosen from all nominations nationally.  This award recognizes “an NCJW member who has been a leader and instrumental in advancing social change in NCJW’s name in her community over a period of 10 or more years.” 



NCJW Long Beach received the Partnership Award from the Early Education Committee of Long Beach “for extraordinary hands-on partnership in ensuring that all children in Long Beach grow up healthy, safe, and educated.”


NCJW Long Beach received a Volunteer Appreciation Certificate from For the Child, an agency focusing on the treatment and prevention of child abuse for NCJW Long Beach’s  “time, talent, and generosity given to make the Thanksgiving holidays better for abused and neglected children.”




At the 2016 Washington Institute, NCJW California received the Champions for Social Change award from National NCJW for our work with human trafficking.