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Israel Experience Scholarship Program - Summer Trip and Gap Program

Scholarships to Greater New Haven, Connecticut
Youth (14-19) for Educational Trips to Israel

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven

Deadline Date:

05/04/18 - For Summer Trips

Description:

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Scholarships to greater New Haven area, Connecticut youth (14-19) for travel opportunities to Israel to deepen their Jewish education, strengthen their Jewish identity, and enhance their community. Scholarships are intended for both short-term (minimum of 3 weeks) and long-term organized Israel educational programs. The Foundation seeks to increase the likelihood of participants' future engagement with Jewish life.

Eligible programs must be educational and can include formal community service, volunteer work, as well as formal study. The program must be sponsored or part of a recognized organization or institution.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182307

Term of Contract:

The applicant must participate in an approved program to Israel which is a minimum of 3 weeks that will begin anytime from the summer after ninth grade through high school graduation, including a gap year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Israel Scholarship program is open to Jewish students 14-19 years of age who live in the Greater New Haven area.

See Grant Coverage Areas below to view a map of the catchment area.

Pre-Application Information:

The applicant should seek additional sources of scholarship funding from his/her synagogue (if affiliated) and the applicable Israel program/sponsoring organization.

Deadlines:
- For Summer trips, applications are due by Friday, March 09, 2018. Award notices will be sent by Monday, April 02, 2018.
- For gap or academic year programs, applications are due by Friday, May 04, 2018. Award notices will be sent by Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Please note: Award checks will be made out to the Israel trip provider and sent directly to them. Families are responsible for providing the committee with all contact information for the provider.

Click here to view some recognized programs:
https://www.jewishnewhaven.org/scholarships/participating-programs

Contact Information:

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

Apply online at the bottom of the RFP URL.

If unable to complete online, please mail to:

Beth Kupcho
Israel Experience Scholarships
Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

For questions, contact Beth Kupcho at Bkupcho@jewishnewhaven.org.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Greater New Haven area