Pollak Student

Up to $6,000/year

Interest-free student loans to help with higher education costs for students from low and moderate income homes in the San Francisco Bay Area. Students do not need to be Jewish, but must be referred by one of Hebrew Free Loan’s partner agencies.

Students may borrow up to $6,000 per academic year, which may be used for tuition, fees, books, or living expenses, including transportation needs or purchase of a laptop computer. Graduate students may be eligible for up to $10,000 per year.

The Pollak Community Loan Program awards loans to students who might not otherwise be able to enroll in school. Loans are available for college, university, vocational school, or graduate school.

Check out our FAQ here to learn more about how the loans work, who is eligible, and how to apply.

For more information, email Terry Lowe, Assistant Director, or call (415) 546-9902 x108.

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