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American Preparatory Program Students (Mechina)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Funding SourceEligibilityAmountDeadlineApplication & Links
Needs-Based ScholarshipAmerican citizens who are not also Israeli citizens or new immigrants.Varies according to FAFSA results

US$ 2,800 max/semester
Autumn: June 1

Spring: December 1
We use the EFC on your FAFSA® Application | Federal Student Aid FAFSA® Application | Federal Student Aid as a tool to determine your eligibility. This is not federal aid.FAFSA® Application | Federal Student Aid
Private LoanEligibility of students and parents determined by Sallie MaeVariesVariesApplication

Email us if approved for the loan.
Student AuthorityIsraeli citizens and new immigrantsVariesVariesLearn more
Masa Israel
Visit the Masa Israel websiteUS$ 1,000 grant

Needs-based also available
VariesLearn more
AlternativesVariesVariesVariesLearn more

About Masa- Masa is the global leader in immersive international career development and leadership experiences in Israel for young Jewish adults from around the world.

With a variety of long-term programs in Israel, Masa is able to provide meaningful, enriching experiences to young Jews from many different countries, backgrounds, levels of education, and fields.

Since its founding in 2004, Masa has helped over 150,000 young adults from 60+ countries to strengthen their connection with Israel, empowering a new generation of connected, committed, and inspired young Jewish adults. These young adults are changing the face of the Jewish world and Israel, as professionals, community leaders, and advocates.

If you are not from the United States, please see our scholarships and financial aid for other international students.

Apply to RIS

Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School offers you a challenging and rewarding academic environment to help you achieve your goals. Our tailored, flexible programs offer short- and long-term study opportunities.

Take a look at our pages for prospects, students, faculty and staff, alumni, and parents – or contact us!

Pre-Semester Program: “Encountering Jerusalem” 2022-23
Practical Hebrew Beginners 4 credits
One course on various aspects of Jerusalem The Bible and the City3 credits