Mensch Award

Mensch Award

Applications are available for the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County’s Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award. The merit-based award for Jewish eighth-grade and high school seniors living in Greater Mercer County is given to candidates who exemplify what it means to be a “mensch,” a person of integrity and honor.

The eighth-grade Mensch-In-Training award is for $300, and high school senior Mensch Award winners will receive $1,500. Students must be nominated by a member of the community such as a rabbi, educator, youth group adviser, school guidance counselor, teacher, or parent.

Applications are due by April 30. For more information or to nominate a student, visit or contact Joyce at 609-987-8100 (

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