Kohelet Foundation Grant to Encourage Community Day School Graduates to Study at Yeshiva University
Yeshiva University Extends $1 Billion Fundraising Campaign; to Raise Additional $400 Million for Undergraduate Scholarships
The NJ Jewish Standard on a Group of YU Students Raising Money for Israel Trip Scholarships Through Torah Letzion When Marc Merrill was in his second year of post-high school study in Israel, an administrator asked if he could help raise money for a student whose family could not afford tuition there. The Jamaica Estates […]
The YU in Canada convocation and dinner held in Montreal on June 15 proved just how strong the bond is between Yeshiva University and its extended Canadian family. With almost 600 in attendance, including YU staff and noted members of Canada’s rabbinate and Jewish and broader communities, the event at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Westmont drew the largest turnout of any YU program held in Canada to date.
Expressing sensitivity to the growing challenges presented by the current economic downturn both institutionally and to families of its current and prospective students, Yeshiva University announced today that it will not raise tuition at the undergraduate level for the 2009-2010 academic year. Moreover, YU will increase the amount of scholarship support it awards annually.
Four undergraduate scholars have won the first annual Henry Kressel Research Scholarship, established to enrich and perpetuate YU’s student research community. The scholarship was created by Dr. Henry Kressel, managing director of Warburg Pincus LLC and a Yeshiva College graduate, with the goal of expanding student-faculty research.
Yeshiva University’s annual reception honoring donors of undergraduate scholarships took place on Thursday, April 29. Held at the Beren Campus in the Ivry Student Center/Bet Knesset Ateret Rivka, more than 65 donors and students attended the reception, nearly twice as many as last year’s event.