Making the J accessible for everyone

Programs, camp, and membership aren’t just available to everyone because we can do so. It’s available because it’s part of who we are.

We work together to build a JCC that is inclusive to all, founded upon the belief that we are stronger when everyone has access to our programs, services, and opportunities to grow. That’s what community wellness is all about.

No matter your background, ability, or means – the J is home for the entire community to enjoy inclusive wellness, high-quality education, and comprehensive social services.

We are blessed to be stewards of our community’s scholarship funds and take seriously our responsibility to make these funds available to all who may need scholarship assistance. When every member of the community can participate in our programs, our community becomes much more than the sum of its members.

Help us to live our values by joining our community.

Download the JCC Scholarship Application

To be considered for scholarship, please submit the completed scholarship application above, a copy of your 1040 tax return, JCC program applications (Camp, Gan Ami, Kids Center, etc.), Social Security verification letter (if applicable), and any general assistance or food stamp documentation. Applications will not be considered without financial documents. Additional documentation may be requested. All materials are kept in strict confidence.

Completed applications and supporting documentation can either be emailed to or uploaded using the form below.

Questions about our scholarship programs?

Contact Samantha ZumMallen, Scholarship Coordinator, at 414-967-8180.

2019 College Scholarships

In addition to our JCC Scholarship program, the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center awards two athletic scholarships each spring to Jewish graduating seniors: the Outstanding Jewish Teen Athlete Award and the Roman Shklyar Outstanding Jewish Tennis Player Scholarship. The 2019 application process has opened and the return deadline is Friday, May 17, 2019.


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