Grant and Scholarship Instructions



To complete your Masa Israel universal grant and/or needs-based scholarship application form, please follow the steps below:


1. Check your eligibility


2. Prepare the following information:

  • the full name of the program to which you are applying.
  • your contact information, including a current email address
  • If you are applying for a needs-based scholarship, you'll also need your or your parents' current financial information


3. Requests for grants, including all required documents, must be submitted no later than halfway through your program. Requests for needs-based scholarships must be submitted no later than 60 days before the program’s official start date. 

4. Carefully read each step of the application. Complete all mandatory fields (marked with *) before moving on to the next step of the application. Please use Internet Explorer if possible.


5. After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. The email will include a PDF file of your application. Please verify that the information in the PDF file is correct. If changes need to be made please do not complete another form, just send the corrections to and we will make the changes. 


6. If you are applying for a needs-based scholarship, all the appropriate financial documents must be submitted directly to your program organizer by email, fax or regular mail.


7. Note that receipt of financial assistance from Masa Israel is subject to the existence of an approved budget for Masa Israel for the 2014-2015 academic year both in the budget of the Jewish Agency for Israel and in the Israeli Government’s National Budget.




Need help with your application? Email or call 1-866-864-3279 (US & Canada) or +972-2-621-6497 (international)


If you do not see your program listed on the grant application, it should be added in the next few weeks. Should you have any questions, please be in touch with the program directly using the contact information listed on your program's page.