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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, all loans applications are being processed electronically and the client interviews are taking place by Skype or Facetime.
JFLA makes loans, in part, to the generosity of Cedars Sinai, Councilmember David Ryu, Supervisors Mark Ridley Thomas and Sheila Kuehl.
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JFLA has over 25 student loan funds to support post-secondary education.Currently

Student loans are available now for

  • nursing school
  • medical school
  • dental school
  • community college
  • vocational or trade school

Apply now: Nursing, medical, and dental school students can get up to $7,500.

Community college, and trade school students can get up to $3,500.

Limited student loans will be made between April 1 and June 15th for

  • undergraduate education
  • graduate school
  • professional school

Apply now for limited funds that will be disbursed on a first come, first served basis, up to $7,500, starting April 1. Only complete applications will be considered so get yours in now to be reviewed.

Post-Secondary Programs Max $ no guarantors Max $ with 1 guarantor Max $ with 2 guarantors
Undergraduate Education 0 $3, 500 $7,500
Professional Graduate 0 $3, 500 $7, 500
Liberal Arts Graduate 0 $3,500 $7, 500
Community College 0 $3, 500 0
Technical or Vocational 0 $3, 500 0
For Profit School* 0 $3, 500 0
Homeless Students $5,000 0 0
Israel GAP Year Experience 0 $3, 500 $7, 500

*For-Profit schools assessed on a school-by-school basis.


  • Applicants must live in Los Angeles or Ventura county.
  • Applicants must be full-time students with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Applicants must have one or two guarantors.
  • Applicants may be any race, religion or gender.

For more information about our loan programs, contact info@jfla.org .

See a table of all our loans here.

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