San Diego Jewish Teen Awards and Scholarships

SDJTI works to ensure that teens are recognized for their service to the community, as well as offered experiences without financial obstacles. Below are a few local and national organizations that provide awards and scholarships, open to all teens who are eligible. 

Do Something Scholarship

The Chortek Leadership Award

Jeffrey D. Sollender College Scholarship

The JFS-Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship

The Diller Tikkun Olam Awards

Jewish Camp Programs

Resources for Teens

Connecting teens to Jewish opportunities is at the core of SDJTI. Below, teens can find a variety of resources between scholarships and grants, mental health resources and events, and job opportunities. 

Awards & Scholarship

Immersive Experience

Mental Health & Wellness


Questions? We are here to help

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We will respond within 1-2 business days.


Starting July 1, 2021, the San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative will be transitioning under the new direction of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County. If you have any questions regarding community partners, grants, or offerings, please reach out to Molly Okun, Donor Engagement Manager.