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Fulbright Master’s Degree Fellowships

Grants for Israeli Students to Study in
USA Universities

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United States-Israel Educational Foundation

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Grants are available to support outstanding Israeli students planning to begin Master’s degree studies at American universities. Program grants cover tuition, fees, and living expenses for a maximum of two years of study in the United States. The program is open to students in all fields of study, except business administration and fields in which hands-on contact with patients is required, such as medicine, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, and nursing.

Criteron for evaluation includes academic excellence, possession of skills required to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Israel and leadership qualities. The Foundation has a particular interest in considering the candidacy of students in fields in which USA study programs have a special comparative advantage. Candidates must have achieved a grade point average (GPA) of at least 87.0 (3.5 in the US grading system) in their studies for the Bachelor’s degree.

Grants can cover the following expenses:
* Tuition and fees for a maximum of two years
* Monthly maintenance allowance, fixed according to IIE estimates
* Book, professional enhancement, and equipment allowances
* Limited health benefits for the grantee only for the duration of the grant
* Roundtrip airfare from Tel Aviv to the USA academic institution for the grantee only
* Pre-departure orientation meeting

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 133251

Estimated Size of Grant:

Tuition, fees, and living expenses

Term of Contract:

Up to two years of study, starting the Fall of 2014.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Israeli students with a Bachelor’s degree or who are completing their Bachelor’s degree studies during the course of the 2012/2013 academic year.
-Candidates must be residents in Israel at the time of application and must continue to be resident in Israel until the beginning of their studies in the USA.

Pre-Application Information:

Individuals who have already received a Master’s degree are not eligible to request a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship in support of study towards the receipt of an additional Master’s degree.

Candidates who have already been admitted to a Master’s Program in the USA and are requesting funding for their studies at a specific university are not eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

United States-Israel Educational Foundation
Ben Yehuda 1
P.O. Box 26160
Tel Aviv 61261
Fax: +972-(0)3-516-2016

Ms. Hila Yerushalmy
Educational Advisor
Office phone: +972-(0)3-517-2131

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