Israel Scholarship Application 2021
Scholarship deadlines: Students applying to attend summer programs in Israel must submit their completed application no later than March 15, 2021.
Income guidelines: Please keep in mind that we have many applications and very limited resources. Our committee gives every consideration to each eligible application and its related circumstances. While we do take into account each family’s situation and not only their income, families earning in excess of $140,000 are not likely to be awarded scholarships, unless there are extenuating circumstances, which must be clearly explained in the application.
Your completed electronic application (see below) must:
1. Be filled out completely and signed by both the parent/guardian and the applicant.2. Include the first page of the most recent 1040 for the household.3. Include a written statement by the applicant on why this trip is important to them.
**Applications with incomplete information or missing forms will not be submitted to our committee for consideration**
Other important information:
1. Please review the application form before completing to make sure you have all the information you need to complete the form.2. The application needs to be completed in ONE SITTING as the information cannot be saved.3. The electronic application must be completed in full to be considered.4. The Federation does not award scholarships for the full amount of a program. Applicants are required to seek out other sources of funding in addition to the Federation. Parents are expected to make appropriate contributions to the cost of the program for their children.5. The Israel Scholarship Committee will make the final decisions on the awarding of scholarships after assessing each applicant’s situation on an individual basis and with no comparison to the other applicants.6. Please be aware that this is an application for consideration and not a guarantee or promise of funding.7. All the information requested for the electronic application is treated with the strictest confidentiality. Names and all identifying information are not included in any materials submitted to the Israel Scholarship Committee.8. If an award is made to an applicant, the Federation asks recipients to keep all information on the award, including the amount, strictly confidential.9. Each award is made based on multiple factors and in no way indicates the awards made to other applicants. 10. All scholarship awards are paid directly to the program provider only once travel has been confirmed.11. Scholarship recipients will be asked to share reflections on their Israel experience with the community. Details will be shared with each recipient prior to acceptance of the scholarship.12. Please provide any other information that you feel would be useful in considering your application.
Questions? Please email Peta Silansky, Manager, Israel and Overseas or call 214-615-5250 at the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, 7800 Northaven Road, Dallas Texas 75230.
Please complete the section below to indicate how you plan to cover the costs of the program. Please do not leave any portion blank.
Applicants are required to seek funding from sources other than the Federation.
Income (both taxable and non-taxable)
Gross salary and wages from W-2 ~ Parent #1
Gross salary and wages from W-2 ~ Parent #2
Dividend or interest income ~ Parent #1
Dividend or interest income ~ Parent #2
Other income (rents, business, royalties, trusts, unemployment compensation, Social Security benefits, scholarships) ~ Parent #1
Other income (rents, business, royalties, trusts, unemployment compensation, Social Security benefits, scholarships) ~ Parent #2
Parsonage (do not include in salary above) ~ Parent #1
Parsonage (do not include in salary above) ~ Parent #2
Annual Alimony ~ Parent #1
Annual Alimony ~ Parent #2
Child Support received for all minor children annually ~ Parent #1
Child Support received for all minor children annually ~ Parent #2
Public aid, food stamps, SSI (disability, death benefits) ~ Parent #1
Public aid, food stamps, SSI (disability, death benefits) ~ Parent #2
To be completed by applicant, not by parent.
in order for your application to receive serious consideration you must seek out additional funding options.
Is your application complete? Please do not submit applications that have not been completed. Your completed application must include:
** Applications with incomplete or missing forms will not be submitted to our committee for consideration.**