Israel Experience Scholarship Program

Scholarships to Greater Hartford, Connecticut Jewish
Teens and Young Adults to Participate in Israel Programs

GrantWatch ID#: 179195
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford


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Scholarships ranging from $250 to $2,000 Greater Hartford Area, Connecticut Jewish high school and college students to attend educational programs and internships in Israel. The scholarships are awarded according to financial need, the nature of the program, and the recipient's commitment to the Jewish community.

Recipients of Israel Experience scholarships are expected to complete the educational program in Israel as intended. A full refund of the award is expected if a recipient does not complete the program.

Specific funds may include unique criteria such as academic interest or community service experience. The Foundation will review your general application with these unique criteria in mind and work to match your needs with the right scholarship funds for you.

Awards normally range from $250 to $2,000.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Be of the Jewish faith;
-Be a high school, college or graduate school student, or recent college graduate;
-Demonstrate financial need;
-Be a current resident of the Greater Hartford area;
-Be a citizen of the United States.
-Priority is given to first-time travelers to Israel.

Deadline and Notification:
-Application deadlines: March 20 and November 20
-Notifications normally take place in April/May and December.

The next application deadline is November 20, 2017.

Applications must include a letter of recommendation. The letter may be from a teacher or professor, an employer, or another adult who knows you but who is not a family member.

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

Mail applications to:

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
Israel Experience Scholarship Program
333 Bloomfield Ave., Suite D
West Hartford, CT 06117


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