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Israel Experience Scholarship

Grants to Florida Jewish Students in Eligible Regions
of Palm Beach for Trips to Israel

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Funding Source:

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Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

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Grants of up to $1,500 to Florida Jewish youth in eligible regions of Palm Beach to fund trips to Israel. Funding is based on the demonstration of the family's financial need. The eligible region is from Boynton Beach north through Vero Beach.

Programs must be pre-approved. See the full list of pre-approved programs in Additional Eligibility below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178005

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants are eligible for up to $1,500 and will be evaluated based on financial need.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Applicants must be Jewish and living in the Federation Service Area: Boynton Beach north through Vero Beach.
- Participants must not have received an Israel Program scholarship from the Federation of Palm Beach County in the past.
- For Participants attending an Israel Experience Program, the Program must be a qualifying program listed on the Jewish Federation’s approved summer program list below.

Preapproved programs:

- Afikei Torah Women Studies
- Alexander Muss High School in Israel
- American Hebrew Academy
- American-Israeli High School
- BBYO Passport to Israel
- Beis Chana Seminary
- Bnai Akiva, Mach Hach Ba'aretz
- CTeen Heritage Quest
- Federation's Young Ambassadors
- Hasbara Fellowship
- Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- Hillel College Programs
- Israel Tour Connection (ITC)
- JCC Staff Trips
- Jerusalem Journey
- Jewish Leadership Institute (JLI)
- Kibbutz Ulpan
- Livnot U’Lehibanot
- March of the Living
- Marva - Israel Outdoor Experience
- Moris Leiberman Overseas Seminar
- New England Institute of Jewish Studies
- NFTY Israel Experiences
- NCSY Israel Experiences
- Nishmat Program
- Ohr Somayach
- Ramah’s Seminar in Israel
- Synagogue Peer Trips
- Tel Aviv University Overseas
- Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim
- URG Heller High
- USY Israel Experiences
- Young Judea Israel Experiences
- Ma’apilim/Sepharidim

Scholarships are only provided for one trip per applicant.

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline is Monday, March 5, 2018.

If you have questions regarding the application or would prefer to complete and mail a paper application, please contact the Planning Coordinator.

Contact Information:

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

Online Application Portal:

Ronit Chia, Planning Coordinator

Josephine Gon, Director
Israel and Global Initiatives

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building
1 Harvard Circle, Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Boynton Beach north through Vero Beach