Masa Israel Grants and Scholarships

Masa Israel Journey offers immersive international experiences in Israel for young people ages 18-30. Their diverse portfolio of 2 to 12 month programs includes undergraduate and graduate academic programs at Israeli universities as well as Jewish studies programs, gap year programs, internships and volunteering. You can apply to receive funding, or to donate your grant to another participant. Being part of the Masa ecosystem includes logistical support (housing, transportation, health insurance); placement advisors; quality assurance; […]

The Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship

This award is for Jewish undergraduate or graduate students attending an institute of higher learning approved by UJA-Federation. Applicants must be international students with no U.S. citizenship.

Chicago Benton Bernstein Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Jewish graduate students who immigrated to the United States through the assistance of HIAS Chicago and/or applied for permanent residency or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Chicago between Jan. 1, 2000 and the present. The student must be enrolled in professional study in one of the helping professions.

Jewish Vocational Service of Southern California Scholarship

This award is available for financially needy Jewish students from Los Angeles County. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher and plan to enroll full time.