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Israel Experiences for Teens and Young Adults

Scholarships to California Young Adults
for Educational Trips and Programs in Israel

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Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

Deadline Date:

05/01/21 8:50 AM - For 2021 winter and spring trips

Description:

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Scholarships to California teens and young adults in eligible locations for organized trips and educational programs in Israel. The purpose of this program is to foster a connection to Jewish culture and history and strengthen Jewish identity. Eligible applicants are teens ages 13-18; college students ages 18-26 in San Francisco, the Peninsula (from Mountain View north), Marin, and Sonoma Counties; and college students and young adults ages 18-40 in Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa and Solano Counties.

Recognizing the impact of Israel experiences on Jewish identity development, the Federation provides need-based scholarships for teens and young adult travel to Israel.

Scholarship recipients must participate in an organized teen program, educational program, Masa Journey (http://www.masaisrael.org/), or other group-sponsored trips. Scholarship funds are to be used strictly for program fees and travel.

Some eligible teen Israel trips:

  • Alexander Muss High School in Israel
  • CSY Summer Programs
  • URJ Heller High
  • Ramah Israel
  • Young Judaea
  • Shalhevet (Poland and Israel)
  • Destination Israel
  • Jewish day school trips to Israel
  • BBYO Passport
  • Israel Scouts Chetz v'Keshet
  • CTeen Heritage Quest

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178851

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:
- Live or attend school in the Federation's Service Area.
- Identify as Jewish.

Age Eligibility
- Teens 13-18 years (8th-12th grade)
- College students or young adults age 18-26 years in San Francisco, the Peninsula (from Mountain View north), Marin, and Sonoma Counties
- College students or young adults age 18-40 years in Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa and Solano Counties.

Pre-Application Information:

- For 2021 winter and spring trips, applications are due by December 5, 2020.
- For 2021 summer trips, applications are due by March 2, 2021.
- For 2021-2022 gap or academic year programs, applications are due by May 1, 2021.

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/jcfisraelscholarshipprogram

For application-related questions, please contact mack.kullas@mykaleidoscope.com. When contacting by email please, identify Israel trip in the subject line

For all other questions, please contact:
Sadie Simon
Project Manager, Community Impact
415.512.6252
SadieS@sfjcf.org

Grant Coverage Areas:

Jewish Community Federation Service Area: https://jewishfed.org/about-us/areas-we-serve

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California

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