Details and Application


Fellows will meet as a cohort approximately twice monthly from October to May.
Combined with additional engagements outside of meetings, Fellows will dedicate roughly 15 hours per month to the program, including travel time. Meetings will typically take place downtown in the Loop. A stipend will be awarded upon completion of the program in May.

To apply you must be currently in your freshman, sophomore, or junior year at a Chicago area university or college,  and interested in learning about social justice and community organizing through a Jewish lens.

First round applications are due by May 1st, 2017.  All other applications will be considered on a rolling basis.


A complete application for the JCUA Fellowship consists of two parts:

1) Complete the application questions on our online application form here:

***If you’d like to see the application and work on your answers before submitting, click here to see a PDF with the full list of questions.

2) A resume and 1-2 letters of recommendation from either professional supervisors for whom you have worked or volunteered, professors, or academic advisors. Please email all documents in PDF form to