Are you dreaming of a trip to Israel that offers something extra? We want to help make your dream come true. The Jewish Federation offers two scholarships to help fund participation in programs in Israel.

Israel Programs Scholarship Aid Fund to enhance Jewish knowledge and build Jewish identity

These scholarships are for residents of the Greater Philadelphia area, from eighth grade students to adults of all ages, who would like to participate in educational or volunteer programs. This scholarship fund helps participants deepen their Jewish knowledge and identity to prepare to contribute to American Jewish communal life.

This scholarship is need-based. The application must be accompanied by a copy of your most recent income tax return. No application will be considered until this information is complete. Applications are accepted all year round; there is no deadline.

The Israel Program Scholarship Aid Fund (IPSAF) scholarship application is now online. Click here to apply.

Questions? Read the FAQ’s.

The Morton Stein Scholarship Fund for Orthodox Yeshivot for study in Israel

Financially needy residents of the Greater Philadelphia area, including high school and college-age youth, young adults and teachers in Jewish settings, may apply for funding to attend study programs in Orthodox yeshivot in Israel.

The application must be accompanied by a copy of your most recent income tax return and a letter of acceptance from the program in which you will be participating.

Applications for spring and summer programs are due by January 30. Applications for programs beginning in the fall are due by July 1. Click here to download the form.

For more information about scholarships for Israel Programs, contact