Masa Israel Journey Grants

To be eligible for a Masa grant, you must:

  Be Jewish

Age: 9th-grade graduates – 35 years old*

  • Applicants from France and countries from the Former Soviet Union are eligible to apply until 34
  • Applicants for the Masa Doctors and MasaTech programs are eligible to apply until 40

Have not been on an organized post-high school program (including an academic program) of more than four months in Israel since September 2004

Not have Israeli citizenship OR if you do, you must have left Israel before the age of 14 and have lived outside of Israel for at least four consecutive years prior to receiving your grant

Have not spent 4 consecutive months or longer in Israel within the 24 month period prior to the start of your chosen Masa program after the age of 18.

*Applicable for the 2023-2024 academic year


Schedule a call with us here to learn more about the Masa grant and scholarships available to you.

Not Eligible:

If you have a question regarding eligibility please contact or schedule a call with us here.

Need-Based Scholarships

Participants on Masa Israel-recognized long term programs who fit the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for additional need-based financial aid depending on their country of origin and income.

If a program is shorter than ten months, the need-based scholarship will be proportional to the length of the program.

If you have participated in a 6-8 week program (for example: Onward Program) from 2016 and wish to come on a Masa Long-Term program your funding may be affected. For further inquiries please contact

Please note that in order to be eligible for Masa financial assistance
you must apply for Masa funding prior to the start date of your program.

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