Scholarships

Arava Institute Funding Resources

The Friends of the Arava Institute is pleased to offer limited scholarships in the amount of $500-2,000 for eligible North American students in the Fall 2017 semester! We encourage students currently enrolled in U.S. based institutions to apply. For more information, please contact Ari Massefski at ari@friendsofarava.org.

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies offers partial and full scholarships to Middle Eastern students (Palestinians, Israelis, and Jordanians). Please contact info@arava.org for more information about Arava Institute scholarships.

 

External Funding Resources

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies desires that all qualified and motivated students have the opportunity to learn and grow at the Arava Institute. These scholarship opportunities may assist with the cost of tuition.

Browse scholarship opportunities by country or region below:

 

Arab Students

The Wisam Khamees Scholarship for Arabs and Jews
The Wisam Khamees Scholarship Fund for Arabs and Jews is dedicated to supporting Israelis in their pursuit of higher education, and is committed to promoting academic advancement as well as equality and coexistence in Israel.

 

Israeli Students

AACI-UIA Canada Scholarship Fund
For students with joint Israeli-Canadian citizenship

Magbit Canada
Jewish federations of Canada- UIA offers several scholarships that provide a range of educational opportunities throughout Israel, enabling young adults to study at academic institutions across the country.

The Wisam Khamees Scholarship for Arabs and Jews
The Wisam Khamees Scholarship Fund for Arabs and Jews is dedicated to supporting Israelis in their pursuit of higher education, and is committed to promoting academic advancement as well as equality and coexistence in Israel.

 

North American and international Students

MASA Scholarships
Masa Israel Journey connects Jewish young adults (ages 18-30) to gap year, study abroad, post-college, and volunteer programs.

MASA personal fundraising page
Create your own “Masa Israel Journey donation page” and take a step towards making your Israel experience possible

Abe and Gert Nutkis Scholarship
Enables young adults 18-30 to study in Israel and foster personal involvement with Israel society.

American Jewish League, Israel University Scholarship 
Provides eligible students scholarships to attend Israeli universities.

Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two- or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Davis Putter Scholarships
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to university students who are part of the progressive movement on campus or the community, actively working for peace and justice.

The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies
The Israel Scholarship Committee of the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies administers a limited amount of financial assistance for high school and college students to travel and study in Israel.

Fulbright Scholarships
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

Go Overseas Volunteer/Intern Abroad Scholarship
The Go Overseas Volunteer and Intern Abroad Scholarship offers $500 scholarships twice a year for internship or volunteer programs.

Harold Grinspoon Foundation
For residents of Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont only

Helyn B. Reich Memorial Scholarship Fund
Reich scholarships are awarded each year to a limited number of American students who choose to study at one of several designated Israeli universities or attend post-college long-term programs.

Israel Campus RoundtableFor students who attend school or have a permanent address in Boston, MA.

Jeff Seidel’s Scholarship to Israel
$500 scholarships towards airfare to come to study in Israel on affiliated programs for Birthright Israel and Hillel alumni.  – See more at: http://www.masaisrael.org/grants/funding#sthash.NDAIM1eq.dpuf

Jewish Federations of North America
Contact the local Federation of your home or college town.

The Rotary Foundation
Also contact the local Rotary office of your home or college town

Scholarships Offered by the Israeli Government to Foreign Students
Students from Canada (Quebec Province) and Mexico are eligible to apply.

And don’t forget to contact your local house of worship!