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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 (email@example.com) for more details.
Jess Alper works in California for Kaiser Permanente in OB/GYN and health communications. While in JCLP, she pursued a dual-degree program and graduated with both a MSW and MPH degree. Prior to her time at U-M, Jess spent four years in San Francisco managing health care service programs for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and teaching teens about gender and identity issues in a pluralistic Jewish education program. She was honored with the Elaine Bachrach Teaching Excellence Award as well as the San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum's LINK fellowship.