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Beth Medrash Govoha

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Lakewood, NJ

University Website:  yeshivanotices.org

Coordinates: 40°05′44″N 74°13′19″W / 40.0955°N 74.222°W / 40.0955; -74.222 Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew: בית מדרש גבוה) (lit: Higher, or advanced, House of Study) is a Haredi yeshiva located in Lakewood Township, New Jersey. It is commonly known as BMG, or Lakewood Yeshiva.

Founded in 1943 by Rabbi Aharon Kotler and Rabbi Nosson Meir Wachtfogel, the yeshiva currently has 6,500 married and undergraduate students, making it one of the largest yeshivas in the world. Over the years, the roshei yeshiva of BMG have all been associated with the Kotler family, beginning with Rabbi Aharon Kotler from 1943 until his death in 1962; Rabbi Shneur Kotler, his son, who led the yeshiva from 1962 until his death in 1982; and the present roshei yeshiva, Rabbi Malkiel Kotler (son of Shneur Kotler), Rabbi Dovid Schustal (son-in-law of Shneur Kotler), Rabbi Yerucham Olshin and Rabbi Yisroel Neuman (sons-in-law of Rabbi Dov Schwartzman). Rabbis Olshin, Schustal and Neuman are married to grandchildren of Rabbi Aharon Kotler.

To manage the huge enrollment, the four roshei yeshiva divide up the times they deliver shiurim (Torah lectures) in the various battei medrash (study halls) on campus. There are also 240 roshei chabura (heads of small study groups) who guide and encourage groups of students in the yeshiva's trademark style of independent learning.

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Nursing Grants

Caldwell University

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Nursing Grants

Caldwell University

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Drinking Water Careers Scholarship - New Jersey Section AWWA

American Water Works Association - New Jersey Section

$1,500 Varies See Details

Drinking Water Careers Scholarship - New Jersey Section AWWA

American Water Works Association - New Jersey Section

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$1,500

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New Jersey POW/MIA Tuition Benefit Program

Department of Military & Veterans Affairs - New Jersey

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New Jersey POW/MIA Tuition Benefit Program

Department of Military & Veterans Affairs - New Jersey

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship

NEWH, Inc.

Varies September 20, 2020 See Details

NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship

NEWH, Inc.

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September 20, 2020
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