Foundation / Corporation
United States - Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF)
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Fellowships to Israel students of eligible cultural background who plan to begin a master’s degree at a USA university during the upcoming academic year. This fellowship program is open to Israelis who are of Arab or Ethiopian descent. Funding is intended to promote cultural understanding between Israel and the USA. Consideration will be given to students pursuing degrees in any discipline, with the exception of medicine, nursing, and other clinical fields in which hands-on contact with patients is required.
Candidates who have been accepted to the Fulbright Outreach Program can choose between two placement tracks. For details, see the URL for Full Text link below.
- Track 1: Self Placement
- Track 2: IIE Placement
- Tuition and fees for a maximum of two years;
- Monthly maintenance allowance, fixed according to IIE estimates, for a maximum of two years for the grantee only;
- Books and equipment allowance;
- Round trip airfare from Israel to the US academic institution for the grantee only;
- Basic health insurance for the grantee only for the duration of the grant;
- J1/J2 visa administration;
- Pre-departure orientation meeting in Israel;
- A support agency in the U.S. that assists with visas, events and networking.
- Academic excellence.
- Leadership qualities.
- Demonstrable ambassadorial skills required to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Israel. Fulbright fellows serve as cultural ambassadors and should be prepared to speak about their countries, cultures and research to academic and community groups.
- Potential for gaining value from the program.
- English language proficiency.
- Since the aim of the Fulbright Program is to foster cultural understanding between the US and Israel, preference will be given to applicants who have not had a substantial recent academic experience in the United States or another English-speaking country.
GrantWatch ID#: 167782
Approximately five Fulbright Outreach Program Fellowships will be awarded.
Grantees must begin their studies in the United States no later than the fall semester of the 2020/2021 academic year.
Awards cannot be deferred to the following academic year.
Funding is for a maximum of two years for the grantee only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Sandy Mattar, Programs Manager
03-5172131, ext. 204