Study in Israel Scholarships provide $1,200 in funding to undergraduate and graduate students in good standing at American universities who are enrolled in at least one course offered by a college or university in Israel. Courses can be in any subject within the humanities, law, social science, or business administration. These scholarships are ideal for students participating in study abroad or summer study programs.
- Program Requirements
- How to Apply
To be eligible for this scholarship students must:
- Be enrolled and in good standing as a graduate or undergraduate student at a college or university in the United States;
- Be enrolled in at least one course at a university located in Israel. (Students enrolled at American university satellite campuses located in Israel are eligible.);
- Plan to take the course for credit (no auditors); and
- Plan to return to the United States within two months following their study abroad.
These are competitive grants. The Israel Institute does not guarantee scholarships to those who apply.
Students receiving Study in Israel Scholarships must as a condition of their grant fill out a pre-departure and post-return survey about their experience.
Payments will be made directly to the student, in two installments. A sum of $1,000 will be paid upon submission of a pre-trip questionnaire and a receipt/bill for tuition and plane ticket (to demonstrate earnest plans to travel).
The second payment of $200 will be paid to the student upon submission of the post-travel survey and proof of completion of the course.
If a student drops out after payment has been made and before the course begins, they will need to repay the scholarship. If a student drops out during the course, they will forfeit the second payment.
Students must fill out an online application that includes the following:
- A high-resolution headshot (300 ppi);
- A resume;
- A current academic transcript from a U.S. university or college showing the student is in good standing (unofficial is fine);
- An application essay (max two paragraphs) explaining why the student is pursuing a study-abroad opportunity in Israel and what they hope to gain from it; and
- A letter of admission or proof of enrollment that they are registered for a course that will take place at a university in Israel. This includes satellite campuses of American universities located in Israel.