JVS Career Services administers a number of scholarship and grant programs designed to assist persons facing the financial challenges of post-secondary education. One unified application is used to apply for all of these programs.

The following provides information about the programs administered by JVS Career Services:

Gus Hilb established the Hilb Scholarship Fund through a bequest to the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati in 1955 in honor of his parents, Mannis and Yetta Hilb. The fund encourages residents of Greater Cincinnati to apply for a need-based academic scholarship. Applications can be made for colleges/university enrollment, professional training programs, and/or short-term vocational training programs in non-academic fields. Hilb candidates are also considered for grants issued from the Heldman, Guthman, Saidel and Weiss Endowments according to the individual endowment guidelines.

 The application for the 2021-2022 academic year is now open. You can access the application here.The deadline to apply is May 1st, 2021.

For additional information about the Scholarship programs, please contact us, send an email to, or call (513) 936-9675.