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Fulbright Outreach Fellowships

Grants to Support Israeli Ethiopian and Arab
Students Study in the United States

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Foundation / Corporation

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United States-Israel Educational Foundation

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Grants covering tuition, fees, and living expenses are available to outstanding Israeli Arab and Ethiopian students planning to begin Master’s or doctoral degree studies at USA universities. The fellowship program is open to students in all fields of study, except those in which hands-on contact with patients is required.

Students must have completed a first or second degree before their departure to begin studies in the United States. Preference will be given to candidates who intend to study for Master’s degrees. Submissions will be judged by their academic excellence, skills to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Israel, and leadership qualities.

Grant funding will cover the following expenditures:
* Tuition and fees for a maximum of two years
* Monthly maintenance, 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 US academic institution
* Pre-departure orientation meeting

Not Eligible:
* Medicine
* Dental medicine
* Veterinary medicine
* Nursing and other programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 133252

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Tuition, fees, and living expenses.

Term of Contract:

Up to 2 years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Israeli citizens of Arab origin or of Ethiopian origin are eligible.

Not Eligible:
Dual American-Israeli citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Pre-Application Information:

Candidates who have already been admitted to a program of post-graduate studies in the USA and are requesting funding for their studies at a specific university are not eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Preference will be given to candidates under 30 years of age.

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
POB 26160, Tel Aviv 61261
10th Floor
Migdalor Building
1 Ben Yehuda Street
Tel Aviv

Mailing address and fax
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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Geographic Focus:


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.