Established in 1959 in memory of beloved and outstanding humanitarians and leaders, the Theodore H. and Esther Beskin Memorial Scholarship Award is given annually to a worthy local Jewish senior high school student. The recipient is selected on the basis of outstanding achievement and diligence in academic, personal, and community endeavors, as well as other pertinent criteria.
2023 Application deadline is Friday, May 5th.
Please email any Beskin Scholarship questions to Carmela Malkin Kuhn
-The applicant must have a total of four (4) references to complete the
-References must include:
a. At least one (1) professional or lay Jewish leader
b. Two (2) non-related sponsors
c. Counselor's or faculty member's recommendation (1)
*Reference forms are to be sent directly to the United Jewish Community
of the Virginia Peninsula, 401 City Center Blvd. Newport News, VA 23606
-Transcript of grades
- List of school activities
*Any other pertinent materials will be welcome. The applicant bears the
responsibility for having the release form signed.