Baltimore Hebrew Institute (BHI ) is committed to supporting the education of Judaic
scholars, educators, and communal professionals who exemplify excellence in their
chosen fields. Students enrolled in TU’s graduate Judaic Studies and Jewish Professional
programs have access to generous financial assistance through an array of scholarships.
Need-based scholarships will be granted based on Towson University criteria for need
and will be awarded based on ranking by theTU Financial Aid office. If you qualify, please submit your FAFSA to the Towson University Financial Aid
Office and also submit a written request to the BHI office explaining any special
circumstances that should be considered along with the TU Financial Aid Office FAFSA
Students receiving merit scholarships from BHI must take two or more 3-credit courses
per term that apply toward the student's Judaic Studies graduate degree. Students
receiving a merit scholarship must come into the graduate program with a cumulative
GPA of 3.4 or higher and/or have a minimum GPA of 3.4 while in the graduate program.
BHI Judaic Award
This scholarship is for students working in the Jewish community. Students working
in Jewish institutions are required to be working a minimum of 20 hours per week.
Students teaching in a Jewish religious or day school are required to be teaching
a minimum of 2 hours per week.
If you qualify, a letter from your supervisor, on the organization’s letterhead, confirming
your employment and employment hours will be requested with the application.
Deadlines for Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards
All requests for scholarship must be received in the BHI office one month prior to
the start of the term.
BHI Judaic Award employment confirmation letters are due one month prior to the start
of the term.
Scholarship are available through an on-line scholarship application award system,
Academic Works. Registered students should contact the BHI office for available scholarship
opportunities. Applications can be completed here.
Questions regarding scholarships or the application process can be directed to Diane
Seegull at dseegull AT_TOWSON.
Golden I.D. Tuition Waiver Program
TheGolden I.D. Tuition Waiver Programis offered to senior citizens at least 60 years of age. The program offers a substantially discounted flat-fee rate for up to three undergraduate or graduate courses
(with 11-unit maximum) in fall or spring terms and for up to two courses (with 7-unit
maximum) in the summer.