Spertus College

Chicago, IL

University Website:  www.spertus.edu/
Apply Online:  www.spertus.edu/jewishstudies/majs-admission-information

Coordinates: 41°52′26″N 87°37′29″W / 41.8740°N 87.6247°W / 41.8740; -87.6247

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is a leading educational center in Chicago, Illinois. Not affiliated with any single branch of Judaism, Spertus offers learning opportunities that are rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture and open to all. Graduate programs and workshops train leaders and engage individuals in exploration of Jewish life. Public programs include films, speakers, seminars, concerts, and exhibits — at the Institute’s main campus at 610 S. Michigan Avenue, as well as in the Chicago suburbs and online.

Spertus offers graduate degrees in Jewish Professional Studies, Jewish Studies, and Nonprofit Management – accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools – as well as professional workshops and a range of public educational and cultural programs.

Honorary degree recipients from 1949 to 2011 have included Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan; former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Abba Eban; Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel; author, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel; author and Nobel Literature Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer; feminist author Betty Friedan; actor Leonard Nimoy; and Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi.

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Spertus College College Scholarships

Bullet name award deadline Link
 

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

Up to $7,500 March 31, 2024 See Details
 

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

award

Up to $7,500

deadline

March 31, 2024
See Details
 

Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Central Minnesota Community Foundation

$5,000 March 01, 2024 See Details
 

Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Central Minnesota Community Foundation

award

$5,000

deadline

March 01, 2024
See Details
 

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Scholarship

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

Up to $5,000 Varies See Details
 

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Scholarship

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

Varies
See Details
 

Peters Foundation Scholarship

Herman and Katherine Peters Foundation

Up to $5,000 April 01, 2024 See Details
 

Peters Foundation Scholarship

Herman and Katherine Peters Foundation

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

April 01, 2024
See Details
 

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

Varies Varies See Details
 

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
See Details
 

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Varies July 01, 2024 See Details
 

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

award

Varies

deadline

July 01, 2024
See Details
 

Illinois Veteran Grant Program

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

Varies Varies See Details
 

Illinois Veteran Grant Program

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
See Details
 

Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Award

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

Varies March 01, 2024 See Details
 

Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Award

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

award

Varies

deadline

March 01, 2024
See Details
 

Chicago Foodservice Marketing Club Educational Scholarship

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation

Varies March 15, 2024 See Details
 

Chicago Foodservice Marketing Club Educational Scholarship

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

March 15, 2024
See Details
 

Chicago Lighthouse Scholarship

The Chicago Lighthouse

Varies April 01, 2024 See Details
 

Chicago Lighthouse Scholarship

The Chicago Lighthouse

award

Varies

deadline

April 01, 2024
See Details