- Students under the age of 35 who participated in a MASA program or started or will start MASA Israel Teaching Fellowship (MITF) may qualify for a tuition discount thanks to the cooperation between MASA and the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Inquire below.
- NEW: EUROPEAN only: Yesod Professional Development Fund: https://yesodeurope.eu/yesod-professional-development-fund-2/
- NEW: 50% Scholarship for USA students only: Experienced educators scholarship. Must have 3 years experience in a Jewish school, organization or education related field, where was active at least 15 hours a week, and at least 5 years have passed since your undergraduate studies. Limited to only 7 students each cohort. (contact us for details)
- Hebrew University of Jerusalem website: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/zemsky
- Education of Women: http://www.jfew.org/?page=eligibility
- For European Students, Rothschild Foundation offers scholarships https://rothschildfoundation.eu/grants/jewish-education/
- For Australian Students, check with both the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University and with the Melton Centre for Jewish Education.
- For all students under the age of 35 who have not spent more than 3 months in Israel, check your eligibility for the Onwards Israel grant starting from $2,000.
- New Olim to Israel under the age of 30, may qualify for the Minhal Studentim benefits for new immigrants to Israel. The Master degree counts as 2 years of study, which is around 26,000 ILS grant. https://www.gov.il/en/departments/general/students_eligibility
- General info: https://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/
Additional External sources:
New York Federation Scholarships and Grants
In the United States, many cities have a Bureau of Jewish Education that gives out scholarships. Contact them directly for information.
PLEASE NOTE: The Bureaus of Jewish Education listed below only give scholarships to people who are located in and or around their city. Please do not contact them if you’re from a different area.
- Buffalo, NY: If you’re in the Buffalo area, to apply for the Israel Scholarship Fund, contact the Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies by clicking this link to request an application.
- Cleveland, OH: If you’re in the Cleveland area, please contact Helen Wolf, Israel Programs Director, (216) 371-0446.
- Indianapolis, IN: If you’re in the Indianapolis area, contact their office to see what scholarships they offer: (317) 255-3124.
- Phoenix, AZ: If you’re in the Phoenix area, contact the Israel Center at:firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 634-4900, ext. 1119.
- Rhode Island: Grants and scholarships are available for Greater Rhode Island residents for high school or college education programs in Israel. Please contact Larry Katz for more information: (401) 421-5999, ext. 179, or email@example.com.
Hebrew Free Loan https://www.hflasf.org/apply/loans-we-offer/student/
International Association of Jewish Free Loans http://freeloan.org/
Southern California: https://www.jfla.org/apply-for-a-loan/loan-eligibility/
For information on Financial aid for the MA in Education specializing in Jewish Education program, please see this link: http://melton.huji.ac.il/book/melton-blended-masters-jewish-education or ask us to contact you by filling in the contact form below.