Abraham Getman Memorial Scholarship for Holocaust Studies

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Gratz College is very pleased to announce the new Abraham Getman Memorial Scholarship for Holocaust Studies established by Rabbi Mark Getman and Mrs. Lizaveta Getman.

Beginning Summer 2012, scholarships of up to $500 will be available to matriculated students enrolled in Holocaust and Genocide Studies courses.

One or two awards will be made each semester. Students will be required to submit a brief essay including: a description of him/herself, his/her background and interest in Holocaust Studies, and professional/personal goals as they relate to this course of study. The essays will be shared with the donor anonymously.

In addition to the financial award, all scholarship recipients will also receive a copy of Mr. Abraham Getman's book, Borders of Hope.


To qualify for The Abraham Getman Memorial Scholarship for Holocaust Studies at Gratz College, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Students must be matriculated in a Gratz certificate or degree program.
  • Students must be enrolled in a Holocaust and Genocide Studies course.
  • Students must be taking at least two 3-credit courses in the semester.
  • Students must maintain a 3.0 average or greater.
  • Students must complete a 2011-2012 FAFSA form to demonstrate financial need. Scholarships will be processed through the Gratz Office of Financial Aid. Click here for information on FAFSA.

Contact Finaid@gratz.edu or Mindy Blechman, 215-635-7300 x154 for more information.