Despite reports of rising costs of living for Tel Aviv locals, Masa Israel grants make the white city one of the most affordable options available to students and young professionals seeking an internship abroad. 

Inpsired by The New York Times’ recent article “Internships Abroad: Unpaid, With a $10,000 Price Tag”, we decided to compare program costs for the leading destinations for interns abroad. The results are in and, as it turns out, the high-tech heart of the startup nation is quite the bargain.


At an average cost of $665.83 per week, Global Experience’s Shanghai internship programs is hundreds cheaper than the other popular cities listed. However, it still a few hundred dollar more expensive than the low price of a Masa Israel Journey internship program in Tel Aviv, which costs an average $221.43 per week, after the universal Masa Israel grant.  

**Please note, you can apply for additional funding by checking out our list of Jewish scholarships for programs in Israel. 




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