Masa Israel Grant and Scholarship Eligibility
Masa Israel Grants
To be eligible for a Masa Israel grant, you must:
- Be Jewish
- Be a graduate of a secondary school and/or between the ages of 18 and 30
- 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 been on an organized program (including an academic program) of more than four months in Israel since September 2004
- 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.
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.