Jody Myers Memorial Scholarship for Jewish Studies Majors

2024-2025 Academic Year Award

This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Jody Myers, former director of the Jewish Studies Program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a declared major in Jewish Studies
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units or more during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.
  • Cumulative GPA must be greater than or equal to 3.0
  • Upload a copy of Degree Progress Report (DPR).
  • Request one letter of recommendation from Faculty, Staff of Advisor through the myMatador Scholarship Portal.

Should you have questions regarding this scholarship opportunity, please contact Jennifer Thompson at

Please note:
If you receive Financial Aid (including loans), your financial aid award(s) may be adjusted if you receive a scholarship amount that exceeds your financial aid total limit. Speak to a financial aid counselor during walk-in hours to get a detailed overview of your individual situation.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I have a declared major or minor in Jewish Studies.
  2. Please upload: A copy of your most recent Degree Progress Report (DPR)
  3. Please request: Academic letter of recommendation
  4. Write a 500-word essay addressing these three topics:
    (1) why you chose to be a Jewish Studies major, and if applicable, how it complements any other major or minor you are also taking;
    (2) the impact of Jewish Studies courses you have already taken on your learning, outlook, and/or personal development;
    (3) why this scholarship is important for you.