Interest-free loans offered for health-care students

Interest-free loans offered for health-care students

APPLICATIONS ARE being accepted for the Blum Trust’s interest-free educational loans for Jewish students who are pursuing degrees in the health-care professions.

Established in 1952, the Blum Trust provides need-based financial aid up to $7,500 per year for each of four years, interest free for 10 years.

Eligible applicants are Jewish students pursuing careers in the fields of medicine, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacy, chiropractic, nursing, and other allied health professions. The loans are available to residents of Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Monmouth, and Burlington counties in New Jersey and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

Students must provide documentation of their Jewish heritage and/or affiliation(s), a copy of their most recent FAFSA form, a transcript of their most recent college grades, and a current tuition bill or announcement of tuition charges.

The Blum Trust was established in 1952 under the will of Dr. Joseph M. Blum, a prominent Trenton physician. To apply and for information, go to

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