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Scholarship Application

Thank you for applying for financial assistance/scholarship here at the Tucson JCC. It is our philosophy that nobody should miss out on participating at the J due to their personal financial situation, which is why we offer financial assistance/scholarship to those who qualify. We understand that asking for assistance is a difficult thing to do, so we pride ourselves on our discretion and ensuring privacy for all of our members. Please know your application will not be shared beyond the small group directly related to the review process. If you have any questions, please contact Monica Rosenbaum, Sr. Director of Operations.

mrosenbaum@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 615.5428.

Frequently Asked Questions

This application covers the following programs/services for the dates listed below:

  • JCC Membership April 2024-March 2025
  • Camp J Summer and Winter 2024 
  • ECE & J-Care 2024-2025 school year
  • Other eligible programs from January- December 2024 (Stingrays, Youth Sports Leagues, Youth Tennis programs with monthly tuition,
    Elder Adult programs)

Applications for renewing financial assistance/scholarship are due March 1-15, 2024. Applications for new applicants are accepted on a rolling
basis from January 1-December 31, 2024. Camp J Summer camp scholarship requests are due in no later than April 15 to be reviewed and award issued before final payment for camp is due on May 10, 2024, late or incomplete applications may not receive assistance on camp program.
Applications will be reviewed in order of when they are received. The review process will begin on March 19, 2024. Applications are reviewed by
the committee weekly, you should expect an email after the review within two weeks of application starting after March 19.

After March 15, new applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and assistance will be awarded based on the availability of funds. Rolling
applications will be reviewed weekly, vacation and holidays may delay their process on Tuesdays (beginning April 8, 2024).

To be considered for assistance, please provide the following:

  • Complete this application in its entirety. 
  • One or more of the following financial records for each individual 18+ in your household (regardless who will be on the membership or participating in the program):
    • 2023 Tax Return
    • 2023 W2
    • 2023 Government Benefits Letter- unemployment, SSI, disability insurance letter (that shows monetary award, and income), We do not accept copies of benefit cards.
    • 2 most recent pay stubs
    • If you do not have access to any of the above listed items please email membership@tucsonjcc.org to discuss other accepted items.

Awards are based on need and follow the federal poverty guidelines. Awards are presented in a percentage amount rather than dollar award. If you make changes to your membership or program registration during the award term, the percentage will remain the same. If you are interested in participating in additional programs or services during the award term, you will need to contact us for a second review and approval. We do ask if your situation changes for the better or worse you contact us to conduct an additional review of your application with updated information. Please utilize the extraordinary expenses and Special circumstances section to share any information we should consider that is not clear based on your financials.