Brotherhood Scholarships

Bob Weinfeld Merit Scholarship

The Temple Shalom Brotherhood Bob Weinfeld Merit Scholarship is named for Bob Weinfeld, the first member of Temple Shalom Brotherhood’s Hall of Fame. Bob’s dedication to Temple Shalom and Temple Shalom Brotherhood has been unparalleled.  This $500 scholarship is intended to be awarded to up to two high school seniors each year who best exemplify the characteristics of Bob Weinfeld:  Active in all aspects of Temple Shalom life.

Unlike other Temple Shalom Scholarships, this is not a needs-based scholarship.  This scholarship is based upon merit.  The minimum qualifications for this scholarship include being a Temple Shalom confirmand and a two-year member of Temple Shalom’s senior youth group (SHFTY).  Other activities, including but not limited to Ozrim™, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, SHFTY Board Positions, other temple activities, etc., should be included in the applicant’s application and essay.

Applications are available here.  For more information, please contact Rick Cohen at

The application deadline is May 1.



Mel Sacks Need-Based Scholarship

Temple Shalom Brotherhood funds a scholarship named in honor of Mel Sacks. Mel was a past Brotherhood President and member of the Brotherhood Hall of Fame. His commitment to Brotherhood and the Temple continues to be an inspiration to us all.

This $500 scholarship may be awarded to up to two high school juniors or seniors each year. The money can be used toward college or a URJ camp. The minimum qualification for this scholarship is being the child of a Temple Shalom member with demonstrated financial need.

Applications are available here. For more information, please contact Rick Cohen at

The application deadline is May 1.


March of the Living Scholarship Offered By Temple Shalom Brotherhood

In an effort to promote Holocaust learning, Temple Shalom Brotherhood wants to help a deserving student attend the March of the Living with other individuals from around the word. We’re making available a $1,000 Scholarship to support your attendance at the March in Poland and Israel.

Click here to access the Scholarship Application Form.

The application deadline is December 1. March of the Living has been cancelled for 2021 so there will be no scholarship for 2021.