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 Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, the program cost per fellow is $4,000 total, which includes a non-refundable $500 deposit.
Grants and Need-based Financial aid are available.