Diller Teen Fellows

  • Diller Teen Fellows of Greater MetroWest NJ

  • Team Building at the Treetop Adventure Course

  • Exploring our Jewish Identity on our Jewish Identity Shabbaton

  • Making Baked Goods for the Clients of the Community Soup Kitchen in Morristown

  • Volunteering at the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges


Scott Kalmikoff
Diller Teen Program Coordinator
Phone: (973) 929-2712
Email: SKalmikoff@jfedgmw.org


Application Requirements

  • Fellows are chosen based on their leadership aptitude, commitment to Jewish learning, passion for serving their community, and interest in exploring their connection to Israel.
  • Applicants must live in Greater MetroWest New Jersey
  • Applicants must be in 10th or 11th grade in September of the cohort year (currently in 9th or 10th grade)
  • Applicants must submit TWO references along with their completed application with at least one reference from a school official or teacher.
  • Applicant must participate in an individual and group interview as part of the screening process
  • The Diller program requires a significant time commitment from fellows and their families. To better understand the time commitment, download a sample calendar


Program Cost and Scholarship Opportunities

Thanks to a $10,000 subsidy from the Helen Diller Family Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, the program tuition per fellow is $3,500 total, which includes a non-refundable $500 deposit. Grants and Need-based Financial aid are available.

Learn More

Visit the Diller Teens Facebook page and follow us on Instagram for pictures and updates about our amazing fellows!

To learn more about the international Diller Teen Fellows organization and see what other Diller communities are up to, visit the International Diller Teen Fellows website.

Click here to read about how our Greater MetroWest Diller Teen Fellows program leads the way in teen and parent satisfaction.

If you are interested in applying to Diller Teen Fellows of Greater MetroWest NJ or would like more information about the program, please fill out our Interest Form.

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