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Community Fund for Israel Experience (CFIE)

Scholarships to Baltimore, Maryland Jewish
Youth to Subsidize Educational Trips to Israel

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore - The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE)

Deadline Date:

03/30/20 - Deadline For Class and January Semester Trips

Description:

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Scholarships of up to $5,000 to Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Maryland Jewish high school or one-year post-high school students to subsidize educational trips to Israel. Funding is intended for class trips, single semester, summer, or gap year programs. Funding is intended to ensure that as many young people as possible have the opportunity to visit and study in Israel, and thereby enhance and develop their Jewish identity. Scholarships are available based on both need and merit.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178709

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000 for class trips, single semester or summer programs; Up to $2,000 for gap year programs. A scholarship cannot cover more than one-third of the cost of the trip. In the event that only a portion of the trip will take place in Israel, CFIE funding will cover up to one-third of the cost of the portion of the trip that will take place in Israel. Students have a lifetime cap of $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any Jewish teen in grades 9-12, or first-year post-high school, living in Baltimore City or Baltimore County or a student participating in a class trip of a Jewish school located in Baltimore City or County is eligible.

Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Funding may not be used for family trips.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for class and January semester trips is November 18, 2019. You should receive decisions in the mail by December 31.

Deadline for summer and gap year programs is March 30, 2020. You should receive decisions in the mail by June 30, 2019.

There are 3 elements – an applicant Financial Summary report which is produced upon completion of a FACTS Scholarship application; a CFIE 2019/20 application; a letter of recommendation.

FACTS: https://online.factsmgt.com/aid
Letter of Recommendation Form: http://forms.cjebaltimore.org/view.php?id=77590

FAQs: https://www.cjebaltimore.org/cfie-faq#b

Contact Information:

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

Apply online for a CFIE 2020/21 Scholarship: https://forms.cjebaltimore.org/view.php?id=102877

For questions, contact:
Lucy Johnson
cfie@cjebaltimore.org
410-735-5003

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland: Baltimore City and Baltimore County

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