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The University of Michigan's Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP) offers a distinctive educational opportunity for emerging leaders committed to helping Jewish communities meet 21st-century challenges while also addressing broader social concerns.
The JCLP is a five-semester program conducted over 20 consecutive months:
Program Funding: Nonresident students: $47,000 award, Resident students $23,500. All applicants are encouraged to investigate and apply for the Wexner Graduate Fellowships, FEREP scholarships, and the JCC Association Graduate Scholarship Program. Merit awards and need based financial aid are also available.
Application materials for Fall 2016 are available now here. Application deadlines are December 1, 2015 (early application), February 1, 2016 (priority), and March 1, 2016. For full consideration, please apply by the December 1 deadline.
Contact Paige Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
Josh Kanter is a planning executive with the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal Team at UJA-Federation of New York. His work involves funding Jewish education and identity programs locally, as well as in Israel and in the former Soviet Union. He previously served as Community Relations Officer with American Jewish World Service where he fostered strategic partnerships across the Jewish community in effort to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world. Before moving to New York, Josh developed and coordinated social justice initiatives to engage young adults at NEXTGen Detroit, a division of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Josh's JCLP experience included work with Bend the Arc, staffing their Detroit Community Leadership Initiative, and serving as a board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor.