Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle- Israeli Scholarships for teens

JFGS-Teen Israel Scholarship Applications Due April 19

The third round of 2012 teen Israel scholarship applications are due on April 19, 2012. This is the last application deadline for summer trips as applications must be submitted at least three months prior to the teen’s date of departure. Israel scholarships through the Jewish Federation are need based, but a wide variety of criteria is considered when reviewing each application.

To be eligible for an Israel Teen Scholarship, teens must be a permanent resident of Washington State, participate in an Israel program from the summer after ninth grade through high school graduation, select an Israel program that is an education youth/peer program and seek additional sources of scholarship funding.Those who are granted a scholarship must complete volunteer service upon returning from Israel and must also write blog posts for, and submit photos to the Jewish Federation. Israel Scholarship awardees are granted on average between $1,000 and $3,000 toward their Israel program. For more information and to download the scholarship application, go to www.JewishInSeattle.org/IsraelScholarships.

For questions or to submit an Israel Scholarship application, please contact Annie Jacobson at AnnieJ@JewishInSeattle.org or call 206-774-2243.

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One response to “Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle- Israeli Scholarships for teens

  1. Susan Bennett

    Steve and I just got back from a trip to Israel with the United Synagogue “Hazak” (old) tour. We think more American young people should go to Israel so they can form an educated opinion about the politics of Israel’s right to exist. We certainly learned a lot.

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