Sara Keyak Memorial Scholarship 2024

April 25, 2024

A grassroots organization that turns progressive ideals into actions inspired by Jewish values, the National Council of Jewish Women, San Francisco, offers one $3,500 scholarship for Jewish Studies majors or minors at SF State. 

  • Class Level:  Undergraduate:  Any level but enrolled at SFSU 
  • Enrollment Status:  Continuing 
  • Enrollment Requirement:  Undergraduate student must be enrolled at least HALF-TIME during the application period. 
  • Citizenship:  Any 
  • GPA:  Undergrad GPA:  Minimum 2.5.


How to Apply

Send an email to: with an attachment answering the following questions.  Please limit your answers to 150 words per question.


Application Deadline:  May 24, 2024

Notification by:  June 14, 2024



APPLICATION for the Sara Keyak Scholarship


Please send an email to with an attachment answering the following questions.  Please keep your response to 150 words for each question.

Submit your application by May 24, 2024. 


We appreciate the time it takes to submit an application and we thank you for your interest. 


A.   Name

B.   Email

C.   Mailing address

D.  Mobile phone number

E.  Date enrolled at SF State

F.  Expected graduation year

G.  Indicate if Jewish Studies is your major or minor 


1.  Why did you choose Jewish Studies as your major or minor course of study?  Why is it important to you?  Are there any particular aspects of Jewish Studies that are of most interest to you?

2.  What do you intend to do after graduating? 

3.  Please list and/or describe any community or volunteer activities you have participated in that have been important and/or meaningful to you. 

4.  Please explain your financial need and how you would utilize $3,500 to further your education.

5.  Is there any additional information you would like the selection committee to consider?