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Please click below to apply to Central Class of 2025. At the completion of the General Application one will have the opportunity to complete a second application for the Distinguished Scholars Scholarship, below is more information about the scholarship.

Application for Admission: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Merit Scholarship Application: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Merit Based Scholarships

Central awards merit-based scholarships in varying amounts to its most distinguished applicants. Applicants wishing to be considered for the scholarship must submit a Distinguished Scholars application, which includes three recommendations and an essay. Decisions will be made by a committee comprised of faculty and administrators. These scholarships will continue as long as the student maintains the high level of academic achievement and exemplary character expected of a Distinguished Scholars award recipient. Receipt of the award will be mailed together with the applicant’s acceptance letter.

Distinguished Scholars Criteria:

  • 7th and 8th grade academic averages above the 90th percentile in Judaic and General Studies
  • Excellence on national standardized achievement exams
  • Excellence on the BJE exams.
  • Excellence in middot and citizenship

Please send the following link (Recommendation Form) to the 3 people you are getting recommendations from. One of those people need to be a principal in your school. Please have them email back the form to admissions@yuhsg.org.


Central admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Yeshiva University High Schools. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

Mrs. Aliza Gewirtz

Mrs. Aliza Gewirtz

718-479-8550 ext. 110