Admissions

All candidates are required to:

  • Complete an Application for Admission
  • Submit two letters of professional or academic reference
  • Submit college transcripts for all undergraduate and postgraduate degrees
  • Following administration’s review of the above, interview with two representatives of Hebrew Seminary

Notification of the decision on the application will be made after completing these requirements. We will be in contact with updates during the process. We are friendly – please don’t hesitate to apply!

There is no fee for applying to Hebrew Seminary!

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If you prefer, you can download our PDF application here. To submit, just send us a message with our contact form and when we reply, send us the application! PDF Application Form

Hebrew Seminary – Application for Admission

    Full Name (First, Middle if you have one, Last)
    Gender and Preferred pronoun(s)
    Email
    Permanent Home Address Street Address
    City, State, Zip and Country
    Mailing Address Street Address
    City, State, Zip and Country
    Cell Phone
    Home Phone
    Birthdate
    Citizenship
    Other Citizenship
    List all secondary and high schools attended. Please enter Name of School, Address, Dates Attended and Graduation Year.
    List all colleges and universities attended. Please enter Name of School, Address, Dates Attended, Graduation Year and Degree(s) Granted. Please have a transcript sent from each institution as soon as possible.
    If you are currently attending school, please describe your extracurricular activities. If you are not currently attending school, please describe your activities since. Please list your principal extracurricular, community, and family activities and hobbies in the order of their interest to you. Include specific events and/or major accomplishments such as acting roles played, varsity letters earned, etc.
    Briefly describe any scholastic distinctions or honors you have won in college:
    Jewish Background:
    Date of Bar/Bat/Bax Mitzvah
    Length of time studied Hebrew
    Briefly discuss your observance practices related to Jewish rituals, customs, and holidays. Tell us your favorite holiday!
    What is your degree of hearing loss?
    Primary method of communication
    Foreign Language Proficiency (please list and describe):
    Work Experience: Please list any job (including summer employment) you have held during the past three years. List the nature of your work, your employer, dates of employment and average number of hours per week.
    In the space provided below, briefly discuss which of these activities (extracurricular and personal activities or work experience) has had the most meaning for you, and why. Tell us something interesting!
    Personal Statement: Please discuss why you are interested in studying at the Hebrew Seminary, A Rabbinical School for the Deaf & Hearing. You may use the back of this page and attach extra pages if your essay exceeds the limits of this form. Be interesting and compelling! Tell us about yourself! We love reading your essays.