Scholarships & Aid
MASA-Israel provides $1000 USD automatic scholarship with up to $7500 USD in needs-based aid for students who have not been in Israel on any long-term program.
- HIAS – offers grants immigrants around the world in their second and third year of studies.
- Minhal Hastudentim – Olim Chadashim are eligible for up to 25,000 NIS over three years (an additional 5,000NIS is available for students who do community service). Please contact the Student Authority at +972-3-520-9181/187 to set up an appointment and open a file.
- IMPACT – needs-based scholarships for former combat soldiers for up to $4000USD per year. Only first-year students may apply within three years of their army release date. Deadline is until July 31st. For more info, visit:
- HESEG – Former Lone Soldiers are eligible for up to 10,000 NIS in scholarships with a monthly stipend on an achievement basis, for up to three years. Students must apply before starting their first year.
Danish-Israeli Study Foundation – offers scholarship for Danish citizens with permanent residency in Israel.
- The Fund for Dutch Citizens – offers aid to students who emigrated from Holland to Israel, or have a parent or grandparent who emigrated from Holland to Israel.
- SAM COHEN Trust for South African Students – email@example.com for more information.
- TELFED – offers grants to South African students studying in Israel.
- The American Jewish League for Israel – offers a scholarship for US citizens studying for at least a full year in an Israeli University.
- AZM Hellen B. Reich Scholarship – a Merit-based scholarship for students studying for a semester or year in an Israeli University. Students must demonstrate pro-Israel activity and community involvement and accomplishment.
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – offers a scholarship for students transferring from a two-year college in the United States. Students must be nominated by their college’s JKCF liaison.
Community Service Grants
The Perach Tutorial Project pairs up children from underprivileged backgrounds with university students to act as mentors and role models. Students, who volunteer on average 4 hours per week, are eligible for up to 5,000 NIS. Additional grants are available as well.
International Association of Jewish Free Loans offers interest free loans to students from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, the United States and Israel.
Canada Student Loan Program offers a maximum of $210 CAD in student loans per week of study.