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 and the JCC Association Graduate Scholarship Program. Merit awards and need based financial aid are also available.
We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. The online application can be found here. For full consideration, please apply by December 1, 2017. Priority deadline is February 1, 2018 and regular deadline is March 1, 2018.
Contact Paige Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details or any questions.
Emily Zussman is the Manager of People and Special Projects for One Table in New York City. She grew up in Huntington Woods, MI, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Sociology and minors in Judaic Studies and Community Action and Social Change. She studied abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. Emily's formative Jewish experiences stem from an extensive background as a camper, counselor, and supervisor at Tamarack Camps. Her desire to pass along valuable Jewish experiences to the next generation also guided her to staff two UM Hillel Birthright trips. Emily served as a Graduate Student Representative on the Michigan Hillel Governing Board. She is passionate about building strong Jewish identities and communities. Emily's field placement was at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit primarily working in the NEXTGen department.
Alumnus Josh Kanter talks about his experience at the U-M School of Social Work and the Jewish Communal Leadership Program.
University of Michigan
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